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Department of Commerce

Predecisional Involvement of Union at the Branch Level at NPC

Notification to the Union of all BC-290s issued in the branch - this issue has come up in the Labor Management Communications and Training Workgroup that I have been attending. When discussing pre-decisional Union involvement in management decisions, I brought to the group's attention that although this should obviously be done in many upper management situations, it would be a more effective change at the branch level.... more »

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Social Security Administration

Bankruptcy streamlining

Currently, each Social Security program service center controls the filing of "proofs of claim" against bankruptcies filed by overpaid beneficiaries. Because the attorneys and courts involved rarely understand the distribution of work within the agency, notices and requests to file are sent randomly to whichever processing center the attorney is familiar with. This begins a chain of inefficiency which includes (but is... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Computerized Check-Ins for VA Patients

Veterans should be able to check themselves in for their medical appointments with a computerized system.

All they would have to do is either slide their VA identification card through a slot or enter their patient information and the computer would confirm their appointment date and time and they can click a button to check-in. This would be similar to the idea of checking yourself in for your flight at the airport.... more »

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