Photos Show Disgusting Conditions Inside Covington IRS Facility

July 30, 2016 9:41 AM Comments

Photos showed disgusting conditions such as sewage leaks inside the IRS building in Covington, KY but employees said they’d been told they would lose their jobs if they discussed the situation.

Clinton Campaign Computer Service Hacked

July 29, 2016 5:49 PM Comments

The computer network used by Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s campaign was hacked as part of a broad cyber attack on Democratic political organizations, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Make it Easy to Fire Federal Workers… And Then What?

July 28, 2016 2:11 PM Comments
Cartoon image depicting job termination of an employee

The author says that the government does a poor job of dealing with its poor performing employees, however, he says that making it easier to fire federal employees is not the answer.

3 Things To Watch Ahead of FEHB Open Season

July 29, 2016 2:23 PM Comments

Open season for federal employee health insurance is set to start in November, but some feds will have to make decisions on at least two other insurance plans by Sept. 30.

Long-Term Budget Outlook Underlines Trouble Ahead for Social Security

July 29, 2016 2:34 PM Comments

The Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) 2016 Long-Term Budget Outlook release came with updated projections of the 75-year solvency of Social Security. CBO now projects that Social Security faces a 75-year shortfall of 4.7 percent of taxable payroll – 0.3 percentage points worse than its projections from December – but maintains an exhaustion date of 2029.

GSA Digs Into Shared Payroll System Issues

July 29, 2016 5:53 PM Comments

The General Services Administration and its Unified Shared Services Management (USSM) office want to know how they can improve the execution and cost efficiencies of governmentwide payroll operations through shared services.

Top Social Security Tips for Government Employees

July 29, 2016 8:43 AM Comments

When it comes to computing Social Security payouts, government employees have some special issues to consider that can often affect how they should take their benefits. There are many instances where government employees will not receive the standard full payout of these benefits the way workers in the private sector do.

Feds: Letter to Schools On Transgender Bathrooms Not Binding

July 28, 2016 9:23 PM Comments

The Obama administration now is playing down its May interpretation of a 1972 education law that directed schools to allow transgender students to use the bathroom matching their gender identity.

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Photos from an IRS facility in Covington, KY showed deplorable health conditions, such as raw sewage leaks, but employees who worked there were told they would lose their jobs if they discussed the problems.

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