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Gay Gilbert

Monday, May 22nd, 2017 - 8:54
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What are the strategic priorities of Labor’s Office of Unemployment Insurance? How does the UI program work? What are improper payments and how has UI program sought to reduce them? Join us as we explore these questions with Gay Gilbert, Administrator, Office of Unemployment Insurance within the U.S. Department of Labor.
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Mon, 08/14/2017
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Gay Gilbert

Monday, May 22nd, 2017 - 8:52
Gay joined the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (ETA) in November 2000 and currently serves as the Administrator of the Office of Unemployment Insurance overseeing the nation's federal-state Unemployment Insurance program.

Justin Bullock

Friday, March 24th, 2017 - 9:21
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How can risk management strategies reduce operational risk? How has the US Department of Labor employed risk management strategies to reduce improper payments in its Unemployment Insurance program? Join us as we explore these questions and more with Prof Justin Bullock, co-author of the IBM Center report, Risk Management and Reducing Improper Payments: A Case Study of the U.S. Department of Labor.
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Mon, 02/06/2017
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How can risk management strategies reduce operational risk? How has the US Department of Labor employed risk management strategies to reduce improper payments in its Unemployment Insurance program? Join Michael Keegan next week as he explores these questions and more with Prof Justin Bullock, co-author of the IBM Center report, Risk Management and Reducing Improper Payments: A Case Study of the U.S. Department of Labor.

Risk Management and Reducing Improper Payments: A Case Study of the U.S. Department of Labor

Thursday, February 16th, 2017 - 12:02
This report continues the IBM Center’s long interest in risk management with a specific focus on employing risk management strategies to reduce improper payments in the U S Department of Labor’s (DOL) Unemployment Insurance (UI) program. There is a long tradition of public management scholarship that has provided empirical support for the hypothesis that management matters for government performance. One specific management activity that has been growing in prominence in federal agencies over the last several years is risk management.

Reflections on government excellence on the anniversary of 9/11

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 - 14:26
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First, a reflection of events from Sep 11, 2001:  I was the career deputy advisor for OMB on IT and E-Government issues.  On that day, our office was working closely with the Council for Excellence in Government (CEG) to host a meeting of international IT leaders – one of the early meetings of CIOs and equivalent executives from multiple countries, done in partnership with CEG (which for many years led government, industry, academia, non-profits, and civil society groups generally on technology and management excellence initiatives).

Hannah Sistare

Sunday, March 28th, 2010 - 12:50
Hannah S. Sistare served as Staff Director and Counsel to Senator Fred Thompson on the United States Senate Governmental Affairs Committee from 1995 to 2002. She has held positions within the Departments of Health and Human Services and Labor and has taught at both George Washington University and American University. She also served as Chief of Staff to Senator Charles H. Percy and as Chief Legislative Assistant to former Senate Republican Leader Hugh Scott. She is currently a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution.

The Open Government Dialogue

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010 - 21:02
With little fanfare, the While House announced that 29 agencies launched their Open Government weblinks on schedule (per an OMB directive), on Saturday, February 6th.   Virtually all of them also invited citizens to participate in a dialogue on how they could improve their approaches to transparency, participation, collaboration, and innovation.  These dialogues will be ope

Health Care Reform Implementation (Part 2)

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 - 22:38
A series of presentations at the annual conference  of the National Academy of Public Administration focused on the complicated management challenges all levels of government will be facing upon the passage of any health care reform legislation.  As one participant noted: “There’s too much of a view that programs are self-executing and you just need more inspectors general and audits. . . that happened with the Recovery Act.”  The consensus seemed to be that this assumption clearly won't work for health care reform!

Inventory of Blog Entries

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008 - 16:20
This is my 100th blog entry!  Thanks to our many readers and contributors.  While few people post comments on our entries, we get lots of emails and phone calls.  Also, thanks to the Library of Congress for asking to preserve the site as part of its 2008 election coverage.  It’s been fun.  

Transparency in Performance

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008 - 15:36
Warning:  I just came back from the 9th Annual Mercatus Performance Report Scorecard event so I’m in high wonk mode. . . .