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Department of Homeland Security

Eliminate Federal Employee Longevity Awards

TARGET: All Executive Branch Agencies

ISSUE: Federal civilian employees periodically receive longevity awards for reaching length of service mile stones. Executive Branch agencies often differ in the approach and distribution of these awards. For example, the US Coast Guard and the US Secret Service have provided pins and/or paper certificates, while in another example, the National Marine Fisheries Service has gone... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Replace Several IT Devices with Smart Phones

All employees whose duties require field work or a significant percentage of travel are issued a number of devices that can be consolidated into a signle purchase of a smartphone. For my job as a Vulnerability Assessment Team Lead, I was issued a laptop, air card, Blackberry, vehicle Global Positioning System (GPS), hand-held GPS, flashlight, camera, and a backpack and Pelican case to hold all of it. This totals 7 devices... more »

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Department of Defense

COMBINE ALL MILITARY UNDER ONE

COMBINE ALL MILITARY UNDER ONE NAME, JUST HAVE THE DIFFERENT AREA BRANCHES, LIKE AIR, WATER, LAND, ETC. EASILY IDENTIFIED IN ONE UNIFORM, ETC. THIS WOULD SAVE ON SATIONARY, HIGH PAID EXECUTIVE COSTS, TRAVEL COSTS, ETC. THINK OF THE MONEY SAVINGS!

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General Services Administration

Eliminate Mandatory Use of Government Rates When Traveling

Traveling on the government's dime should not cost more than it does to make travel arrangements on your own. There are instances where the government rate at a hotel is more than a rate offered through other discount programs (like AAA or frequent user programs). There are also instances where booking travel through an airline directly is less expensive than using a contract carrier. Government employees (both Congressional... more »

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Department of Defense

TELEWORK!!!!!!

We have been advised that Telework is both supported and encouraged by the Sec. of DOD and CMDR. in Chief. However, the loophole states that the final decision is left up to supervisors etc. There are other agencies(DLA) doing the exact same work and permitted to Telework, where as we NAVSUPWSS are not,, simply because the supervisors just don't like the idea. I live over an hour away from work and have asked for Telework,,... more »

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