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The author says it is becoming increasingly dangerous to criticize people’s weight. He says federal employees need to consider at what point it becomes unlawful harassment or retaliation when they encounter it in the workplace.
Obama’s fiscal 2015 budget calls for a 1 percent raise for federal workers. Recent years have been worse, with pay freezes. There’s no ‘crash’ yet in workforce quality, but OMB Director Sylvia Mathews Burwell worries it could happen.
After years of focusing on outside threats, the federal government and its contractors are turning inward, aiming a range of new technologies and counterintelligence strategies at their own employees to root out spies, terrorists or leakers.
The House Oversight Committee Chairman is plowing forward with plans to hold the former IRS official in contempt of Congress – possibly as early as next week – despite word from the tax agency that it plans to hand over a broad set of documents spanning Lerner’s entire career at the IRS.
Despite Republican Rep. Darrell Issa apparently telling his Democratic counterpart on the House oversight committee he’s sorry for cutting him off during a tense hearing earlier this week, Democrats are mulling the possibility of an ethics complaint.
A Maryland man was sentenced to 12 years in prison Friday for stealing the identities of several federal employees and using them to open fraudulent credit card accounts, as well as rent cars in their name and then sell them.
Retirees seeking the retirement trifecta – golf, the beach and warm weather – often flock to pricey places like Hilton Head, Palm Beach or Santa Barbara. But sugar-sand beaches, sunshine and some of the best golf in the nation can be had at a much lower price in Alabama.
Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) announced that after months of discussions with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regarding producing documents pertaining to the Committee’s investigation of the IRS targeting of conservative groups, the IRS will turn over Lois Lerner emails and documents to the Chairman.
The Thrift Savings Plan is an important component of your retirement plan, but it’s up to you to utilize it to its full potential. The author offers some benefits and challenges of the TSP as well as some investment approaches to consider.