OMB will ask agencies to create multi-year plans for opening federal jobs to private sector competition as a prerequisite for receiving a “green” rating in competitive sourcing.
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A New Hampshire television station has pulled the plug on an American Federation of Government Employees advertisement lambasting the Bush administration for privatizing federal work.
A compromise version of the $820 billion fiscal 2004 omnibus spending bill approved by House lawmakers Monday contains language apt to confuse federal agencies conducting public-private job competitions and contractors bidding on the work, industry analysts said.
A plan to let contractors bid on 55,000 Veterans Affairs Department jobs will remain on hold because VA officials did not receive authority to restart their competitive sourcing program in the $328 billion catch-all federal spending bill crafted last month.