The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee held a roundtable last week for agencies and good-government groups to weigh in on civil service reform.
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A July 27th report released by the Government Accountability Office entitled Internet of Things: Enhanced Assessments and Guidance Are Needed to Address Security Risks in DOD found that, “Although DOD has begun to examine security risks of IoT devices through its infrastructure-related and intelligence assessments, the department has not conducted required assessments related to the security of its operations.
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a new report that examined the methodology and analysis by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014 (BPAPRA), which established a new overtime compensation system for Border Patrol agents at CBP: 0, 1, or 2 hours of overtime per day, with a corresponding overtime pay supplement of 0, 12.5, or 25 percent, respectively.
GAO: It Takes More Than Two Years to Hire an Immigration Judge, Backlogged Cases Have More Than Doubled Since 2006
A new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report examining immigration case backlogs and “long-standing management and operational challenges” has found that the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) faces substantial difficulties in keeping up with a caseload that only continues to grow.
Following last month’s introduction in the Senate, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has passed its own measure to curb the use of administrative leave.
According to a survey from the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the biggest threat to government cybersecurity comes from nation-state sponsored hackers.
In a new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO), it was found that a number of federal agencies approved political conversions without also getting approval from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) - which is required for these changes.
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (HSGAC) Committee Chairman, Ron Johnson (R-WI), sent a letter to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) requesting an in-depth examination of the Office of Special Counsel’s (OSC) procedures and oversight mechanisms.
Over 1 million federal employees are eligible for utilize telework capabilities, but what are the costs and benefits of this option for the federal agencies they work in?