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Agencies urged to update guidelines for telling workers of anthrax threats

April 21, 2003 Federal officials must develop more thorough guidelines for telling employees-especially postal workers-about possible anthrax contamination, according to a new report from the General Accounting Office. GAO said the Postal Service's current guidelines, as well as those developed by the General Services Administration and the National Response Team are "too general"...

Postal security plan would evacuate employees, close mail facilities

April 3, 2003 Mail-handling centers would immediately shut down and employees would be evacuated at the first sign of a biohazard under a new security plan being developed by the Postal Service. Still in the formative stages, the new protocol would remove all local discretion from the process. As soon as a biohazard...

Money Management

April 1, 2003 In order to restore public confidence in the nation's financial markets, William Donaldson must revive a deflated Securities and Exchange Commission. he message couldn't have been any clearer. During William Donaldson's Feb. 5 confirmation hearing, senator after senator told him exactly what they expected from him as the head the...

After Anthrax

April 1, 2003 Filled with fear and distrust, yet a sense of pride, Postal Service employees prepare for an anxious homecoming. ot again, Duane Buchanan thought as he hung up the telephone. It was 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 14. Buchanan, a postal manager, had been home only a few minutes, barely enough time...

Postal Service may face tough times

April 1, 2003 Having fought its way out of the red over the past year, the Postal Service could once again be looking at some tough financial times. Agency projections indicate that First Class mail volume could decline by nearly 2 billion pieces by the end of the year. During recent years, the...

Fix for Postal retirement payments gaining ground

March 27, 2003 Legislation that would effectively allow the Postal Service to hold rates steady until 2006 is likely to reach the House floor next week, according to congressional staff. The bill, H.R. 735, aims to alter how much money the agency pays into the Civil Service Retirement System. Last November, the Office...

Hundreds of IT projects deemed ‘at risk’

March 26, 2003 Several hundred federal information technology projects seeking funding in the fiscal 2004 budget are in jeopardy of being shut down, according to Mark Forman, head of e-government initiatives at the Office of Management and Budget. Forman, appearing Wednesday before the House Government Reform Subcommittee on Government Efficiency and Financial Management,...

Agencies fail to report on contract bundling

March 18, 2003 Nearly half of federal departments and agencies have failed to provide the White House with information on their efforts to reduce contract bundling, according to administration officials. Testifying before the Senate Small Business Committee, Angela Styles, the administration's head of procurement policy, said the Commerce, Education, Interior, Justice, and State...

Washington-area postal facility gets clean bill of health

March 4, 2003 The Postal Service Tuesday announced that its main processing plant in the nation's capital is clean of all traces of anthrax. The 17.5 million cubic foot Brentwood facility has been closed since October 2001, when an anthrax-tainted letter moved through it en route to Sen. Tom Daschle's office. The facility,...

Union strengthens bid to recruit airport screeners

February 27, 2003 The American Federation of Government Employees is intensifying its campaign to unionize tens of thousands of airport security workers. The nation's largest federal workers union Monday will officially announce the formation of a new local chapter specifically for passenger and baggage screeners. Instead of creating locals at each airport though,...

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