Ian Smith is one of the co-founders of FedSmith.com. He enjoys writing about current topics that affect the federal workforce.
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OPM has released the results of the 2014 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, and they suggest declining trends are present among overall job satisfaction in the federal workforce. What is your opinion – Are you satisfied with your job? Do you believe morale is declining in the federal workforce? Here is your chance to share your feedback.
Gambling monkeys, massages for rabbits, and paid leave for federal workers who are “underperforming or even engaging in criminal mischief” – these are some of the projects listed in Senator Tom Coburn’s (R-OK) Wastebook 2014, the annual list of wasteful government projects put out by the Senator.
A lawsuit filed by a man in Cleveland says that he packed his mother’s remains in his suitcase to fly to Puerto Rico to spread her ashes there according to her wishes but found a very unpleasant surprise when he arrived.
A new study has found that unelected officials in Washington don’t have much in common with the rest of the country.