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Employee shortages hit Protective Service

The Federal Protective Service has reduced some security measures at government buildings because of a 20 percent cut in staff levels since fiscal 2004.

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Senate confirms Leiter as NCTC director

Michael Leiter has been acting director of the National Counterterrorism Center since November 2007.

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GSA and AFGE sign telework agreement

The General Services Administration and the American Federation of Government Employees have agreed to a policy that lets GSA employees combine telework with alternative work schedules.

DOD asks to reallocate funds

The Defense Department has asked Congress for permission to reprogram $9.7 billion of its budget to pay for war operations overseas, warning it will run out of money by mid-July if Congress does not approve a supplemental funding bill.

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Feds protected from retaliation

The Supreme Court has ruled to protect federal employees against retaliation for filing age discrimination complaints.