An obscure legislative provision helped 21 employees at the Office of Personnel Management win a public-private job competition last week.
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The head of the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee will introduce legislation expanding federal employees’ rights to challenge the results of public-private job competitions.
The Agriculture Department’s inspector general has agreed to look into a decision used to contract out 24 security guard positions at a Beltsville, Md. research facility.
The General Accounting Office on Monday ruled that it cannot accept appeals from federal employees who lose public-private job competitions.
Mailroom workers with jobs on the line in a small public-private competition at OPM said Monday they feel agency managers have prevented them from putting their best foot forward.
Some lawmakers want the 70-year-old Federal Prison Industries to compete for its contracts with federal agencies.