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UPSC Senior Administrative Officer Recruitment 2015

UPSC Senior Administrative Officer 2015 CBRT Notification Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is going to conduct the Computer Based Recruitment Test (CBRT) on May 10, 2015 from 2 PMto 4 PM. The recruitment test will be held for the recruitment of Senior Administrative Officers Grade-I and Grade-II posts for 28 vacancies. Show More Summary

NLRB official rejects McDonald’s bid for union documents

By Alejandra Cancino, Chicago Tribune A National Labor Relations Board administrative law judge denied McDonald's request for documents from groups hired by the Service Employees International Union that could have revealed the names of current and former McDonald's employees supporting the union-backed campaign demanding $15 per hour wages and better working conditions.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott says he'll sue to get federal money that doesn't have Obamacare cooties

Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL) and the Obama administration are in a battle over federal funding for healthcare services to low-income Floridians, a fight taking place against the backdrop of a funding shortfall that Florida's legislature has been unable to figure out. Show More Summary

Sex-Partying, Teen-Hooker-Funding DEA Agents Get Slap On Wrist, None Fired

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, An internal Drug Enforcement Administration report showed the agency gave its agents a mere slap on the wrist for purchasing the services of Colombian prostitutes, sometimes with taxpayer money and sometimes as they let local police watch their weapons and personal property. Show More Summary

The Obama Administration Is Trying to Force Florida into the Medicaid Expansion, So Florida's Suing

The Obama administration, via the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, has threatened to cut off a billion-dollar pool of funds that Florida gets every year from the federal government to pay hospitals to take care of poor patients, called the Low Income Pool, unless Florida agrees to expand Medicaid under Obamacare. Show More Summary

CD Baby To Begin Using HFA's Slingshot For Royalty Distribution

HFA, the national leader in providing rights management services for the music industry, will begin assisting CD Baby with data management and royalty administration services. CD Baby is employing the use of the HFA's rights management service, Slingshot™ to assist in the distribution of publishing royalties generated with any CD...

Mayo Clinic, Optum360 Partner To Optimize Revenue Cycle

Optum360 and Mayo Clinic are partnering to develop new revenue cycle management services capabilities aimed at improving patient experiences and satisfaction while reducing administrative costs for health care providers. As part of the...Show More Summary

The odd thing Arne Duncan told Congress

On March 4, Education Secretary Arne Duncan appeared before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies to discuss the Obama administration’s 2016 budget request for the Education Department. Show More Summary

Obama removing Cuba from terrorism list

By TALK RADIO NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – President Obama is moving forward with plans to remove Cuba from list of state sponsors of terrorism, the latest move in the administration’s effort to ease longstanding tensions between the U.S. Show More Summary

IRS budget cuts lead to bad customer service

Not many federal administrators would so bluntly acknowledge the failure of their agencies to serve taxpayers. But when 60 percent of taxpayers can’t reach a customer service agent by telephone, even as the IRS is collecting $3 trillion from them, the situation is obvious. “We certainly can’t afford to have taxpayer service be any worse than it […]

Amazon to begin testing new delivery drones in the US

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Last month it emerged that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) had granted Amazon permission to begin testing a delivery drone prototype for its Prime Air service, a venture that aims to transport packages to Amazon customers in under 30 minutes. Show More Summary

Guest Post: A Win for Students? Not Quite Yet

By Bryan A. Liang While the Obama administration’s proposed regulations on college health plans have been hailed by some as “a win for students," the game is not over yet. The Department of Health and Human Services, which issued the...Show More Summary

The Obama Administration’s Proposed Rules on College Health Plans Provide Mostly Good News for Students

On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued long-awaited proposed rules that seek to clarify the types of changes that colleges must make to the school-sponsored health insurance plans (SHIPS) they offer students to comply with the health-care overhaul bill Congress passed last year. Show More Summary

Amazon Can (Finally) Test Its Delivery Drones In the United States

Amazon’s much anticipated same-day drone delivery service Prime Air reached another milestone this week: The Federal Aviation Administration has just given Amazon clearance to begin flight-testing the drones in the United States. Again. For real this time. Read more...

Another After-Work Party, Another Headache For the Secret Service

The Secret Service has yet another party problem on its hands. The agency confirmed Wednesday evening that it had placed a high-ranking supervisor on administrative leave and suspended his security clearance as a result of what a spokesman...Show More Summary

Secret Service supervisor placed on leave after allegations

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service has placed a high-ranking supervisor on administrative leave and suspended the supervisor's security clearance after what it called "allegations of misconduct and potential criminal activity."

Facebook to Page Admins: Your Typical Response Time Is …

Facebook appears to be testing a tool to help page administrators who are looking to improve customer service provided via their pages. Reader Visar Breznica shared the image above with SocialTimes, in which page admins are seeing the typical response time when answering private messages from users. Readers: Have any of you seen anything similar?

SAMHSA Announces Funding to Prevent Substance Abuse, HIV, and HCV among Minority Young Adults

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) has issued a funding opportunity announcement under its fiscal year 2015 Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) Partnerships with Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) grants. Show More Summary

Greek Finance Minister to Meet US Treasury Officials, Obama's Adviser

The Greek Finance Ministry's press service said that Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis will hold a meeting with US Treasury Department's administration on Monday.

Obama administration’s innovation score hit new low in last worker survey

The Obama administration earned its worst marks to date for innovation last year in an annual survey of the federal workforce. The Partnership for Public Service said in a report on Wednesday that the government’s overall innovation score in 2014 dropped to 58.9 points out of 100, representing the fourth consecutive year of decline and the lowest […]

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