Category Archives: Proposed

Proposed bill would prohibit federal police from wearing camouflage

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Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., introduced legislation Wednesday that would prohibit federal law enforcement from wearing camouflage patterns domestically, “since they can easily be confused for military personnel when doing so,” according to her office. The move follows complaints this summer that camo-clad local and federal law enforcement officers, called in to handle protests across the […]

Proposed rule would protect feds’ health benefits during a shutdown

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Federal employees might soon have greater protections against a loss in health benefits by designating them as “emergency services” during a lapse in appropriations, based on a proposed rule change. The proposed rule, published by the Office of Personnel Management in the Federal Register July 20, would ensure that federal employees remain in “pay status” […]

Proposed overhaul of veterans preference in federal hiring includes time limits, reduced advantage

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Advocates pushing for a major overhaul to the federal veterans preference hiring rules insisted Tuesday that broadening eligibility but limiting program use could benefit both job seekers and department managers looking for military talent. “We can’t nibble around the edges, we need to make comprehensive changes,” argued Joe Heck, chairman of the National Commission on […]

Proposed overhaul of veterans preference in federal hiring includes time limits, reduced advantage

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Advocates pushing for a major overhaul to the federal veterans preference hiring rules insisted Tuesday that broadening eligibility but limiting program use could benefit both job seekers and department managers looking for military talent. “We can’t nibble around the edges, we need to make comprehensive changes,” argued Joe Heck, chairman of the National Commission on […]