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Senate Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on Federal Workforce Issues

A subcommittee of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on Tuesday to discuss challenges facing government employees, The Washington Post reported Monday. Joe Davidson writes that union leaders will attend the meeting to urge the government to take steps to cultivate the federal workforce. …

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CBP to Hire 2,000 New Officers; Colleen Kelley Comments

Customs and Border Protection is set to hire 2,000 new officers who will be stationed at 44 ports in 18 states around the U.S., Government Executive said Friday. Charles Clark writes that the upcoming hiring will push the agency’s employee numbers to 21,370 border patrol agents and 23,775 CBP officers. Despite the …

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Federal Agencies Inform Employees of Shutdown-Related Furloughs

Federal agency supervisors have notified employees whether they should report to work or stay at home if the government closes Tuesday, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Jack Moore writes furloughed workers are not guaranteed back pay during a shutdown and “essential” staff will receive salaries once Congress reaches a deal …

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