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Federal Eye: September 20, 2009 - September 26, 2009

Was Utah Lawmaker Targeted by Airport Security?

A House Republican lawmaker claims that Transportation Security Administration officers unfairly targeted him at a Salt Lake City airport because he voted against granting them collective bargaining rights.

By Ed O'Keefe  | September 25, 2009; 2:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Congress, Workplace Issues  
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Census Worker Found With 'Fed' Written on Chest

Updated 10:01 p.m. ET The Census Bureau employee found dead earlier this month had the word "fed" written on his chest, according to the coroner that examined him. "He did have the word 'fed' on his chest," said Jim Trosper,...

By Ed O'Keefe  | September 25, 2009; 1:53 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (33)
Categories:  Census  
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Census Bureau Safety Tips for Workers

The Census Bureau distributed excerpts from its instruction manual for field workers about safety training on Thursday following the death of Census Bureau employee William Sparkman Read the excerpts below: Ensuring Your Personal Safety • In addition to protecting the...

By Ed O'Keefe  | September 25, 2009; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Agencies and Departments, Census, Workplace Issues  
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Eye Opener: Gov't Opens Entrepreneurship Office

Happy Friday! The Commerce Department will establish a new Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship to help small businesses grow faster, part of the Obama administration's new $100 billion innovation agenda announced earlier this week. The administration is especially interested...

By Ed O'Keefe  | September 25, 2009; 6:24 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Agencies and Departments, Eye Opener  
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Ky. Authorities: Census Bureau Employee Died of Asphyxiation

Updated 9:44 p.m. ET The Census Bureau employee who was found dead and tied to a tree in Eastern Kentucky earlier this month died of asphyxiation, according to preliminary findings of a medical report. State and federal law enforcement officials...

By Ed O'Keefe  | September 24, 2009; 6:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Agencies and Departments  
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Duncan to Copenhagen for Chicago Olympic Bid

Updated 4:15 p.m. ET Education Secretary Arne Duncan will join first lady Michelle Obama and White House Senior Adviser Valerie Jarrett in Copenhagen, Denmark, next week in support of Chicago's 2016 Summer Olympics bid as the White House left open...

By Ed O'Keefe  | September 24, 2009; 12:51 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Administration  
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Berry: Teleworking Sales Pitch Needs Work

How's this for good timing: On a day when Washington-area commuters experienced 20-mile backups in Northern Virginia and downtown road closures due to a suspicious package, hundreds of federal managers and employees met at the Ronald Reagan building to talk...

By Ed O'Keefe  | September 24, 2009; 12:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Workplace Issues  
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Eye Opener: Census Worker Found Hanged

Updated 2:19 p.m. ET A part-time Census Bureau field worker was found hanged in Kentucky Sept. 12 with the word "fed" scrawled across his chest, according to a law enforcement source. Bill Sparkman, 51, who was white, was found...

By Ed O'Keefe  | September 24, 2009; 6:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (168)
Categories:  Census, Eye Opener  
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