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OPM Sends Data Breach Notifications to Millions of Employees

Millions of federal workers are starting to receive notices from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management that their identity may be compromised following the recent data breach.


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Federal Employee Union: Hackers Stole Data, Social Security from Every Employee

Hackers stole personnel data and Social Security numbers for every federal employee, a federal employee union says, charging that the cyberattack on federal employee data is far worse than the Obama administration has acknowledged.


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IRS: Federal Workers Owe More Than $3.5 Billion In Unpaid Taxes

Federal workers and retirees owed more than $3.5 billion in unpaid taxes last year, a $200 million increase over the previous year, the IRS said Tuesday.


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Hackers Get Records Of Up To 25,000 Federal Employees

The internal records of Homeland Security Department employees were compromised after a computer break-in at a federal contractor.


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Obama to Propose 1 Percent Federal Worker Pay Hike

The White House says President Barack Obama will propose a 1 percent pay raise next year for federal workers.


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Fed. Employees to Report to Work on Christmas Eve

The Office of Personnel Management announced Monday that employees will report for a full day of work Tuesday, Christmas Eve.


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Final Rule Lets Feds in D.C. Area Run For Office

Federal employees living in the District of Columbia and its surrounding Maryland and Virginia suburbs now are able to run for local electoral office without worrying about violating the Hatch Act as long as they are an independent.


Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other electronic records are making it harder for journalists to report on what the government is doing, two human rights groups say.  (PAUL J.RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Feds Re-Evaluating Security Clearance Access For Employees

Federal officials say they are retooling aspects of the nation’s security clearance system, including the process of re-evaluating the behavior of employees and contractors who have access to sensitive information, according to testimony at a Senate hearing Thursday.


Thousands of furloughed federal workers are being reclassified to essential employees. (Getty Images)

Some Furloughed Workers Recalled To Duty

Thousands of federal employees changed from nonessential to essential at some point over the course of the partial government shutdown.


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Feds on Delayed Arrival as More Weather Takes Aim

Federal agencies in the D.C. area will be opened Monday morning under a delayed arrival as more winter weather is expected to arrive during rush hour.