After leaking the application and rejection of a congressman in apparent retaliation for a House investigation last year, 41 Secret Service employees were disciplined.
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Military and civilian employees at the Department of Defense could see drastic changes to their hiring and promotions processes in the near future.
On March 17, 2016, the United States Court of Federal Claims dismissed, in part, a complaint brought by current and former Physical Security Specialists employed by the United States Secret Service, who claimed that the agency engaged in unlawful scheduling and recordkeeping practices in order to deny overtime pay.
While the Department of Homeland Security extensively prepares its employees for the work they will be doing during overseas trips, policies governing employee behavior during the off-hours, however, remain obtuse.
Retired Marine Major Gen. Randolph Alles, the current U.S. Customs and Border deputy, is expected to be named the new head of Secret Service, according to a former law enforcement official familiar with the selection process.
This week, in a piece exclusive to USA Today, the head of the United States Secret Service, Randolph “Tex” Alles, expressed frustrations with an inability to adequately compensate his agents, controversially citing as a contributing factor the travel schedule of President Donald Trump and his family.
With a crowd of 900,000 expected to assemble for the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, the Secret Service is leaving nothing to chance as they prepare for the most demanding inauguration in history.
Lawmakers agreed on a deal early Monday morning to fund the government and avoid a shutdown by week’s end.