Department of Homeland Security

Stop Funded Relocations

It always amazes me that the Agents and supervisers get paid to move for a promotion. If they want the job, then they should pay their own way to that area for the job. CBP spends way too much in this area. I know for a fact, if an employee really wants the job, or wants to move to a specific area, they will pay for their own move if they have to. The savings in this are would be significant.

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Required Relocation

Resident inspectors at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission are required to move at least every 7 years (that is at least 210 people moving every 2-7 yrs). A large fee is paid to a relocation company (over $100,000) to handle all the house paperwork/moving expenses/house hunting etc for each move. Set up an automated website like eTravel for relocation and let the individuals organize this themselves through cheaper companies... more »

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Department of Defense

Reduce military PCS & goverment employee move frequency

A more restrained and thoughtful PCS and move cycle would achieve immediate and substantial cost savings. The military in particular has adopted the mentality that members 'have to' move every 2-3 years. Many commanders, senior staff or those selected for special programs are moved even more frequently. This not only costs the tax-payer many thousands of dollars per move in direct costs but many more in associated expenditures.... more »

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