The Merit Systems Protection Board signals its approach to furlough appeals in first two cases. The Board appeared to find that Agencies have broad decision making authority about where and how to take spending cuts but Agencies must treat employees in a “fair and even manner”. The author thinks that what that means is yet to be decided.
The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB), the agency responsible for administering the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), announced today that it has promulgated an interim final rule revising its regulations to provide that the FRTIB will look to the jurisdiction of celebration to determine a participant’s marital status.
The House voted Friday to fund the government through mid December but defund ObamaCare, setting up a showdown with the Senate over a possible government shutdown on October 1.
The looming possibility of a government shutdown is getting more and more media attention as the end of the month approaches. But just how likely is a shutdown to affect the federal workforce?
Sacramento, CA, Letter Carrier Esmeralda Carrillo recently helped save a residence from a total loss from a fire.
White House Office of Management and Budget director Sylvia Burwell said in a recent memo that federal agencies should be updating their plans for operations in the event of a government shutdown.
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