Breaking the Impasse on Federal Pay

July 27, 2014 1:16 PM Comments

Virtually all stakeholders agree that the General Schedule system needs overhauling, but each needs to see something different to move forward. The author says that problems with the GS system could lead to a deteriorating work environment.

Lawmakers Reach Accord On Veterans Affairs Bill

July 27, 2014 7:55 PM Comments

Lawmakers have reached a bipartisan deal on a bill help end long wait lists at medical facilities run by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Discounts for Military and Veterans

July 27, 2014 7:58 PM Comments

Here are some places that offer discounts to members of the military and/or veterans.

Household Net Worth Declining

July 26, 2014 11:02 AM Comments

Economic inequality in the United States has been receiving a lot of attention. But it’s not merely an issue of the rich getting richer. The typical American household has been getting poorer, too.

AFGE Wants $10.10 Minimum Wage For More Federal Workers

July 27, 2014 4:03 PM Comments

President Obama used his pen and phone to raise the minimum wage for new federal contractors, but a federal workers’ union isn’t satisfied.

TSA Offering Cash For Ideas To Speed Up Screening Lines

July 27, 2014 5:22 PM Comments

Even the Transportation Security Administration concedes that airport screening lines can be long and frustrating. If you have a better idea for moving people through airport queues, the TSA wants to hear it.

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Border Patrol Agent Points Gun at Boy Scout

A Boy Scout troop leader told a local Iowa TV station that he was outraged that a Border Patrol agent pulled a gun on one of the scouts in his troop when the group was driving from Canada into Alaska.

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