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In a policy change that could expand the rights of federal employees who must compete for their jobs with private contractors, new rules could allow a representative of employees to appeal A-76 decisions to the General Accounting Office.
Federal agencies cannot use appropriated funds to purchase printing services without first going through the Government Printing Office in most cases, a General Accounting Office official said in a letter this week.
The Office of Management and Budget outlined its plan to streamline the federal government’s public-private job competition process Thursday, and unveiled a new competition process based on the “best value” procurement method.
The Government Printing Office would have to compete with companies for federal agencies’ printing jobs, under a proposed rule published this week.