• GSA Issues Final Rule on Payments in Kind

    GSA Issues Final Rule on Payments in Kind

    The General Services Administration has issued a final rule creating a new definition for “payment in kind” to account for waived or discounted registration fees provided by non-federal sponsors of meetings or functions in which an agency employee speaks, participates in a panel, or presents information. The rule notes that these are not payments in kind.

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Chaffetz Warns Agencies Not to Hasten Hiring

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Last week, Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, sent a letter to agency heads, stating the anticipated hiring freeze did not entitle them to accelerate the hiring process to fill current openings. 

Head of Security at TSA Replaced

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The head of security for the Transportation Security Administration, Kelly Hoggan, was removed from office after a House Committee on Oversight hearing on the agency’s management uncovered suspicious practices.

House Panel Wants to Make Federal Employees Happier at Work

from the hill

In effort to discover what makes some federal employees happier at some agencies, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform brought together representatives from agencies who have ranked high in the Best Places to Work in the Federal Government and one – the Department of Homeland Security – who has struggled at the bottom for some time. 

Lawmakers Urge Administration to ‘Ban the Box’

from the hill

Last week, Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD), ranking member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, and 50 other House members issued a letter to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) regarding “fair chance hiring” in government and to continue to ease hiring for formerly-incarcerated individuals.

 

Managers Critical of FY2018 Funding Process

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To say the process to fund the federal government is complex is an understatement. Considering that spending, including both mandatory and discretionary, totals more than $4 trillion dollars annually, that makes sense.    

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