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Friday, October 4, 2013 - 3:28pm
The Office of Personnel Management has revised its guidance regarding furloughs during a government shutdown.The updated guidance now addresses official time, in response to feedback OPM received.The guidance is attached below.
Friday, September 27, 2013 - 12:09pm
WASHINGTON (Sept. 27, 2013) – The Government Accountability Office has rejected the Professional Services Council’s criticisms of the Department of Defense’s methodology for assessing the cost of work performed by military, civilian and contractor...
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 3:20pm
WASHINGTON (Aug. 6, 2013) – American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement in response to the announcement that Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has reduced the number of announced...
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 3:13pm
In the early hours of Saturday, Aug. 3 AFGE national officers and staff members were joined by other volunteers to participate in the washing of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C.As the sun rose over the Three Service Members Statue,...
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 1:45pm
IMPORTANT: This information should not be downloaded using government equipment, read during duty time or sent to others using government equipment, because it suggests action to be taken in support or against legislation. Do not use your government...
Monday, May 20, 2013 - 4:13pm
WASHINGTON (May 14, 2013) — J. David Cox Sr., national president of the American Federation of Government Employees, today issued the following statement in reaction to the Department of Defense’s plan to furlough civilian federal employees. “...
Friday, April 12, 2013 - 12:53pm
Services, Defense agencies have enough flexibility to avoid disruptive furloughs The American Federation of Government Employees is calling on the Department of Defense to do the right thing for its employees and the country by cancelling the planned...
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 - 3:20pm
DEFCON needs your help to fight back against the Pentagon's heavy handed policies on furloughs and firings of temporary and term employees.We need you to ask your representative to sign on to a letter written by Rep. Adam Smith, who is the ranking member...
Friday, March 22, 2013 - 10:15am
This is where we will be posting detailed information from the Department of Defense, the services and DoD agencies on sequestration and planned civilian employee furloughs. Entries are posted as new information becomes available. Actual documents...
Monday, March 11, 2013 - 9:30am
Update, March 11: Two documents have been added related to the conversion of civilian jobs to military personnel. One is a summary of rules that bar the Department of Defense from converting civilian functions to military performance solely because of...