GSA Cuts Bonuses, Implements Hiring Freeze After Scandal

Law360, New York (July 17, 2012, 8:22 PM EDT) -- In the wake of a spending scandal that damaged the U.S. General Services Administration's fiscal credibility, the agency's new administrator said Tuesday that he's implementing a temporary hiring freeze and sharply cutting employee bonuses.

New GSA administrator Dan Tangherlini, who was tapped to head the agency after the April resignation of Martha Johnson, said all aspects of the GSA's operations are being questioned during a “top-to-bottom review.” Performance bonuses came in for particular scrutiny, especially after reports that the GSA official at the heart of the...
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