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Fed Pay Trails Private Sector by 30+ Percent

Federal employees’ salaries trail those in the private sector by more than 30 percent, according to the Federal Salary Council’s analysis of two Department of Labor (DOL) surveys of some 250 occupations. This most recent “pay gap” is slightly lower than the 31.86 percent the council reported in April and a …… » Read more

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JEDI Scores a Protest Win

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) backed up several aspects of the Department of Defense’s (DoD’s) solicitation approach for its Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud contract when it denied all facets of pre-award and supplemental protests Oracle filed in August.   The firm had argued that …… » Read more

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This Fraud Didn’t Get Lost in Translation

A former recruiter for language interpreters is facing allegations that he knowingly recruited unqualified candidates to support U.S. combat forces in Afghanistan, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced. While working for a subcontractor on a multimillion-dollar Department of Defense (DoD) contract, Abdul Aman allegedly had a close …… » Read more

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Companion Bills Propose Central Website for Congressionally Mandated Agency Reports

Bipartisan House and Senate companion measures call for creation of a single publicly accessible and searchable website containing copies of agency reports mandated by Congress. Read more>> … » Read more

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