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.

Taxes and Your Federal Retirement

July 29, 2013 7:01 PM Comments

Everyone should plan for retirement. One aspect of planning that is often overlooked is taxes. Here are a few tips to consider in calculating your future retirement income as a federal employee.

DOMA, SCOTUS and 8/26

July 28, 2013 9:48 PM Comments

August 26, 2013, is an important day for federal employees and retirees who are in legally recognized same-sex marriages. The author explains the significance of this date for people in this situation.

Will Feds Get a Pay Raise in 2014?

July 26, 2013 4:35 PM Comments

Will there be a federal employee pay raise in 2014? Don’t hold your breath or plan an increase in your budget yet.

Legislation Capping Federal Employee Bonuses Advances

July 26, 2013 12:13 PM Comments

Several bills that would affect federal employees recently passed the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

GOP: Defund Obamacare or Risk a Government Shutdown

July 26, 2013 11:08 AM Comments

A group of Republicans have said they will not vote to stop a government shutdown if Obamacare is not defunded.

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