Senate Postal Bill Includes Pension and Federal Workers Compensation Reforms

August 5, 2013 3:39 AM Comments

Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in the Senate to reform the Postal Service across areas such as health care and pensions. The legislation also includes a proposal to overhaul the federal workers compensation program for all federal employees.

Legislation Would Require Agencies to Maintain Property Inventories

August 3, 2013 10:35 AM Comments

A group of Senators recently introduced legislation that would assist federal agencies in improving the disposal and management of federal buildings and facilities.

“Stop Government Abuse Week” and the Federal Employee

August 1, 2013 4:02 PM Comments

In “Stop Government Abuse Week,” several bills have been considered in the House that would impact federal employees if passed into law.

All TSP Funds Up in July

August 1, 2013 2:00 PM Comments

All TSP funds provided positive returns in July and all TSP funds are also up for the year with one exception.

Agency Policies Gone Awry – What Should You Do?

July 31, 2013 11:31 PM Comments

The author contends that with the Internet, social media and data analytics, employees and other stakeholders can play a greater role in assessing and improving agency performance.

FEEA Donations Cannot Keep Up With Loan Requests

July 31, 2013 10:25 AM Comments

FEEA received a record number of aid requests in July, primarily from federal employees seeking relief from furloughs. The organization said that the donations it is receiving are not keeping up with the demand for loans.

No Right To Counsel In MSPB Appeal

July 30, 2013 11:11 PM Comments

A fired Internal Revenue Service employee was not able to convince the appeals court that she was entitled to appointed legal counsel either before the Board or before the court in challenging her removal and that failing to appoint an attorney for her was abuse of discretion.

IRS Details Millions of Hours and Taxpayer Dollars Spent on Union Activity

July 30, 2013 6:26 PM Comments

Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Charles Boustany Jr., M.D. (R-LA) has released information from the IRS that shows a breakdown how much time agency employees were spending on official time.

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