Articles Tagged 'federal workers'
Chinese compiling ‘Facebook’ of U.S. government employees
The incompetence of the U.S. government in allowing the records of millions of federal workers to be hacked and stolen is simply staggering.
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Md.’s Democratic power players leading push against cuts to federal workers
The power players in the Maryland congressional delegation are pressuring Democratic leaders to oppose any new cuts affecting federal workers as part of a budget deal.
The lawmakers, who hold prominent spots in both chambers and represent thousands of federal employees, have long argued that those workers have been hit disproportionately amid efforts to cut deficit spending.
As the high-stakes… READ MORE
What to Cut? ‘Non-essential’ federal workforce suggests gov’t has plenty of fat to trim
On Oct 17, the day after the partial government shutdown ended, President Obama offered what he called, “a simple message” to federal workers who worked without pay or were furloughed during that period. “Thanks for your service. Welcome back. What you do is important. It matters,” he said.
His kind words stood in stark contrast to the apparent indifference of… READ MORE
Federal Workers to Congress: Leave Us Out of Deficit Deal
byÂ Eric Katz, Government Executive
The Federal-Postal Coalition — a group representing more than two dozen federal employee unions — pleaded with Congress on Monday to spare their members in any deal related to the “fiscal cliff.”
Federal workers, the coalition wrote in a letter, have contributed more than their fair share toward reducing the debt and are the only … READ MORE