Citing a “failure to preserve and produce documentation” for the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s political targeting investigating, Republicans sent President Obama a letter calling for the firing of Internal Revenue Commissioner John Koskinen.
After a series of data breaches wreaked havoc on the Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) computer networks, the agency took eQIP, their background check system, offline for nearly a month as a precautionary measure.
Donors will receive one entry in the iPad drawing per $10 donated in this period, (i.e. a $50 donation equals 5 entries in the drawing).
A Program Administrator for the Inter-American Foundation was removed from her position on September 9, 2014, for “failing to meet performance standards.” The employee filed an appeal of her removal to the Merit Systems Protection Board. After the Foundation challenged whether the MSPB had jurisdiction over the matter, an MSPB administrative judge directed the employee to show that jurisdiction was proper.
Last week in the Senate, S. 627 advanced with an extension of power to a broader reach. The original text, which gave the Secretary of Veterans Affairs the authority to revoke bonuses paid to employees identified as having manipulated the electronic wait lists by eliminating one or more names, has now expanded.