It’s all one big scam and corrupted beyond belief.
Cutting Federal workers back to part time with full benefits is no way to save money. No privately owned company would do that. It is just screwing the taxpayers.
What kind of obama is this obama?
Obviously the “sequestration crisis” is going to waste....
Someone else want to field that? I'm too busy spitting up on my keyboard.
Read these with articles, and then think about them a bit.
There are groups who are Congressionally mandated to review contracts for military and governmental goods. Many of these groups have “lifers” who started prior to 1984 (i.e.. the GOOD retirement program) and are now at an age where retirement is feasible. I’m aware of several of these agencies that are looking at losing 30+% of their staff over the next 5 years. We are seeing these retirees going on now - before the furlough hits. Seriously, why take a 20% cut in pay - and work - when you can take the same 20% cut in pay and be retired right now?
One of the reasons you are seeing hiring going on now, is because you cannot see the retirees heading out the same door. Many agencies have not hired in years - because most Gov’t workers stay Gov’t workers for life.
The federal State Science Institute is looking for a few good Lysenkos.
The only creature that thrives in a shrinking economy: the fed. gov.
Post - yes. Fill- no. I filled an application and after the job closed was sent an e-mail saying that the job is not being filled at this time. Since things are computerized, these jobs were in the que before hiring freeze started.
Did 4,600 people quit die retire or just come up missing?.