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Blaze of hiring fires up land agencies

Last year, land agencies were ordered to boost the federal firefighting workforce by 50 percent in just eight months. They achieved their goal, but not without suffering some unintended consequences.

New rule lets agencies give bonuses to blue-collar workers

Agencies can offer recruitment and relocation bonuses and retention allowances to wage-grade employees under a new rule published by the Office of Personnel Management in the Federal Register Friday.

GAO orders Air Force to outsource public works jobs

The General Accounting Office has reversed an Air Force decision and ordered that more than 800 military and civilian base operation jobs at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., be outsourced to contractors because they can perform the work at a lower price.

White House wants more federal workers to face competition

Think your job is "inherently governmental"? Think your job is safe from the Bush administration's public-private competition drive? Think again.

Ashcroft announces new computer crime units

Citing the growing threat of crime on the Internet, Attorney General John Ashcroft on Friday announced the formation of 10 specialized prosecutorial units designed to fight computer crime and intellectual property cases and he urged businesses to cooperate fully with law enforcement.