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  • OPM Drafts New Leave Policies for Federal Employees - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    OPM Drafts New Leave Policies for Federal Employees

    The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has drafted new rules that will reduce the use of paid administrative leave for employee under investigation for misconduct, a change to the 2016 Administrative Act. The proposed regulation was posted to the Federal Register Thursday and is open for comments until August 14. Under the proposed change, agencies may not place an […] More

  • FEEA, Partners Work to Support Furloughed Federal Employees as Aid Requests Spike - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    FEEA, Partners Work to Support Furloughed Federal Employees as Aid Requests Spike

    Engility Corp. Donates $25,000 As Most Recent Corporate Sponsor As the Defense Department began furloughs this week that will eventually affect more than 700,000 civilian workers, the Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund (FEEA) was working to help offset sequestration“™s impact on the pay and livelihoods of federal employees and their families. For more than […] More

  • What Closed Really Means - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    What Closed Really Means

    The countdown to shutdown clock continues to tick ominously. Anxiety and uncertainty grow as the midnight deadline approaches with no sign of a budget agreement. Federal employees, contractors, local business owners and tourists wait for news on whether offices, properties and services will hang “closed for business“ signs on its doors. While politicians negotiate, administrators […] More

  • Telework Center Offers Federal Employees Free Access - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Telework Center Offers Federal Employees Free Access

    Like the idea of working remotely? Not enough caffeine in the world to entice you to spend all day at your local café? Fear distractions at home will make for missed deadlines? Irving Burton Associates, a provider of telework services, has the perfect solution. IBA“™s Frederick Telework Center offers all the amenities of an office […] More

  • Poaching of federal contractors: Industry voices weigh in - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Poaching of federal contractors: Industry voices weigh in

    Recently, the Department of Defense’s Brigadier General Michael Brogan weighed in on a heated topic: poaching of federal contractors. For other takes on the issue, here are some additional perspectives: Renny DiPentima, former CEO, SRA “Poaching” was a constant issue when I was CEO, including “poaching” by the government. While poaching by other government contractors […] More

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