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OMB Seeks Federal Awards ID System to Track Spending

The Office of Budget and Management has set a deadline for federal agencies to setup digital platforms that would work to promote accuracy in management of financial records on the USASpending.gov website, FCW reported Wednesday. Adam Mazmanian writes the move follows a congressional review of the Digital Accountability and Transparency …

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Report: A Third Of DC Works In The Public Sector

A recent job study found that the District of Columbia has a third of its residents working in the public sector, the Washington Business Journal’s G. Scott Thomas reports. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data compared non-farm job numbers with government jobs in each state. Local, state and federal government …

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Report Says Agencies Should Treat Telework, Office Work Equally

The Merit Systems Protection Board recently released a report advising federal agencies to treat teleworkers and non-teleworkers equally. According to GovExec, the report found teleworking improves employee work-life balance, reduces the need for physical office space and real estate costs, and enhances an organization’s intangible relationships with employees through increased …

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Pensions Face Risks When Using Hedge Funds, GAO Report Says

Hedge funds and private equity investments pose a number of risks and challenges beyond those posed by traditional investments, according to a Government Accountability Office report released Wednesday. In its 17-page report, GAO found the share of large plans with hedge fund investments grew from 11 percent in 2001 to …

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GAO Looks at In-House vs. Contract Guards in Report

Both in-house security workers and contractors come with advantages and disadvantages for federal agencies, a Government Accountability Office report says. Homeland Security Today reports the GAO surveyed nine federal agencies that have military, law enforcement or security missions. Eight agencies used both in-house and contract security staff. The Veterans Health …

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