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Security Clearance Functions Moving to Pentagon

Security Clearance Functions Moving to Pentagon

During a hearing on the security clearance backlog in front of the House Armed Services Committee, Director for Defense Intelligence Gary Reid announced that the Department of Defense and Office of Personnel Management will merge their background investigation functions. The Defense Security Service will absorb OPM’s National Background Investigations Bureau, which was formed following the 2015 hack of OPM’s data.

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Latest Federal Best Places to Work Rankings Released, FLRA Drops 31 Points

Latest Federal Best Places to Work Rankings Released, FLRA Drops 31 Points

In this year's newly-released iteration of the Partnership for Public Service's Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings, the latest numbers hint at larger underlying stories within the ranked agencies.

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Intelligence Committee Vice-Chairman Calls for National Conversation on Offensive Cyberattacks

Intelligence Committee Vice-Chairman Calls for National Conversation on Offensive Cyberattacks

Last week, Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) suggested the United States federal government should have a national conversation about defining the set of circumstances that would cause the United States to consider an offensive cyberattack.

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Latest National Incident-Based Reporting System Data Released

Latest National Incident-Based Reporting System Data Released

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has released the latest dataset from its National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS), containing information relating to more than 6 million criminal offenses nationally.

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Carrying Coverage with WAEPA is Easier Than Ever

Carrying Coverage with WAEPA is Easier Than Ever

In addition to the many benefits we offer our Members, Civilian Federal Employees insured under our Group Term Life Insurance* and Guaranteed Issue Life Insurance Programs enjoy the ease of carrying coverage from us.

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iPad Raffle

iPad Raffle

If you have your liability insurance through FEDS Protection, you have automatically been entered into a raffle to win one of two 9.7 inch 128 GB Apple iPads.

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An Inside Look at Whistleblowing

An Inside Look at Whistleblowing

Tune in to FEDtalk this Friday for a fascinating look into the federal whistleblowing process.  Joining host Debra Roth will be the founders of Whistleblower Aid, John Tye and Mark Zaid. 

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Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument on Whether Probable Cause Precludes Retaliatory Arrest Claims

Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument on Whether Probable Cause Precludes Retaliatory Arrest Claims

Recently, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Nieves v. Bartlett, a case that addresses whether an officer’s probable cause acts as an absolute bar to a citizen’s First Amendment retaliatory arrest claim.

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Australian Police Rescue Drowning Kangaroo

Australian Police Rescue Drowning Kangaroo

Police officers in Australia rescued a drowning kangaroo after performing CPR on the lifeless marsupial on a beach Victoria on Saturday.

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An Inside Look at Whistleblowing

Tune in to FEDtalk this Friday for a fascinating look into the federal whistleblowing process.  Joining host Debra Roth will be the founders of Whistleblower Aid, John Tye and Mark Zaid. 

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Hear it from FLEOA

An Update on the OPM Cyber Breach

In the wake of the most recent data breach of Equifax, FLEOA has provided an update on the June 2015 Office of Personnel Management (OPM) data breach to include claims, lawsuits and legislation.

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