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Obama Orders Diversity Plans for Fed Workforce

President Barack Obama issued an executive order Thursday mandating federal agencies develop plans for improving diversity in the federal workforce. The order directs the director of the Office of Personnel Management, a deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget, the President’s Management Council and the chair of the …

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EEOC & OPM Vow Equal Pay Enforcement in Letter

Equal pay laws for federal employees will be rigorously enforced, says an Aug. 18 letter from both the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Office of Personnel Management. A 2009 report from the Government Accountability Office found the gender wage gap for federal employees declined from 28 cents on the …

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CIA Appoints Gerald P. Hamilton to Lead Diversity Programs

CIA Director Leon E. Panetta has appointed Gerald P. Hamilton, a senior officer in the National Clandestine Service, to lead the agency’s diversity programs, including its public outreach efforts. Hamilton will head the new Employee Resource Center, which was created to combine, focus and increase the capabilities of existing offices …

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