Archive for April, 2012
There is yet another chapter in the case of the Interior Department economist who was bestowed with a $383,600 monetary award by a group that the employee had assisted in bringing a successful false claims action involving underpayment by oil companies of royalties owed to the Mineral Management Service.
Capitola Letter Carrier Cris Mariani delivers mail every day to her customers and she keeps a look out for everyone on her route. When one of her elderly customers did not pick up her mail for two days, Mariani sensed something was awry.
Will Uncle Sam make sure you receive the maximum benefits for a federal employee when you retire? Not likely. What do you need to know about your federal career? Here is one inexpensive way to learn more about the federal HR system.
We all know Federal employees are going to pay more for their pensions, and at retirement they will receive less. It may not be as bad as you think though.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Thursday advanced legislation that would require federal employees to have to pay 5 percent more of their salaries towards their retirement benefits beginning in 2013 and phased in over five years.
The majority of responses to our latest survey indicate that FedSmith.com users believe the scandals that erupted with GSA and Secret Service are not the norm in the federal government travel process.