Ian Smith is one of the co-founders of FedSmith.com. He enjoys writing about current topics that affect the federal workforce.
Ian has worked in the web development field since 1998 and does the development and programming for the FedSmith.com web site and its sibling sites.
Ian Smith's Latest Posts
In response to the FCC’s decision this past week to regulate Internet service providers more like traditional phone companies, legislation has been introduced to stop the agency from overriding state and local municipal broadband laws.
Legislation has been introduced in the House that would block pay for Members of Congress if DHS were to shut down.
Legislation has been introduced to ensure that all Department of Homeland Security employees receive retroactive pay if there is a shutdown, regardless of furlough status.
A bill introduced in the House would prohibit federal employees from accessing or watching pornographic material on government computers or devices.
FedSmith.com users who have recently retired from federal service indicated some overall improvement in their dealings with the Office of Personnel Management and getting their retirement applications processed.
Legislation has been introduced that would lower the pension contribution amounts for new federal employees.
Results from one of our recent surveys show that the majority of FedSmith.com users are overwhelmingly in favor of having the definition of full time employment remain set at 40 hours per week.