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  • Furlough fallout predicted at Transportation Dept.

    Furlough thousands of federal employees just as they’re asked for their opinions on the federal workplace: what could possibly go wrong?

  • SSA takes state furloughs to Congress

    The Social Security Administration organizes and funds state disability programs, yet states have begun furloughs of these employees. SSA Commissioner Michael Astrue discusses what is behind this trend and why his agency is proposing a law to stop it.

  • Pay Raise/Furloughs: A Rocky Ride

    Groups representing federal workers, managers and executives are calling in a lot of IOUs. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says they’re trying to keep Congress from freezing federal pay and furloughing workers.

  • Poll results: Should feds work on Columbus Day?

    The DorobekINSIDER asked you if you think feds should work on Columbus Day. As of Wednesday, here are the results: What do you think? Cast your vote! This story is part of our daily DorobekINSIDER…

  • Feds on Furlough: More Work or Extended Vacation?

    If Congress decides to give you a 10 day furlough, would you want it one-day at a time or in all at once? We asked feds about furlough options and Senior Correspondent Mike Causey finds they have some very interesting, creative, thoughts on the subject.

  • Obama: Federal jobs may stay vacant

    President Obama said Friday that agencies might leave some vacancies as the administration figures out how to save money, The Washington Post reports.

  • Analysis: What does public anger mean for feds?

    Senior Correspondent Mike Causey, Janet Kopenhaver of Federally Employed Women and Tom Shoop of Government Executive joined the DorobekINSIDER to discuss the repercussions of the recent Washington Post poll results that shows public negativity toward federal workers.

  • Feds Sleeping on the Job

    With Congress about to consider a federal pay freeze, furloughs and maybe even RIFs, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey has produced the icing on the cake. He found a federal worker who admits he slept on the job during last winter’s 31-inch snowstorm that all but shut DC down.

  • Analysis: How the new political alignment will impact feds

    Will the big changes in Congress mean big changes for federal employees? Bill Bransford, general counsel for the Senior Executives Association, joins Mike Causey for this week’s Your Turn. November 3, 2010

  • POLL: How will the new Congress affect your job?

    How will a newly divided Congress impact your job? There’s much