One federal employee found a productive way to use his furlough days: he used the extra time off to write a novel.
If you’re a military manager dealing with employees represented by a union, the minefields are common and not always where you think they are. The author suggests ten things to do or know that can keep your foot off the pressure plate. Military managers should read this and their advisors should forward them a copy.
This summer, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management will administer the 2013 Federal Employee Benefits Survey (FEBS) to a random sample of Federal Government employees.
The author says that documentation of employee actions and discussions is critical for managers, especially in situations involving discipline or removal.
The Department of Defense has announced its plan to extend benefits to same-sex spouses of civilian employees.
The Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund is running out of money due primarily to loans because of furloughs. Here is how to donate or to apply for a loan from the organization.
Your FERS or CSRS annuity will continue for the rest of your life, and the amount of your annuity is determined by your high-3 average salary and your years of service. The amount that you contributed to FERS or CSRS doesn’t matter.