A VA Employee, A Crack House, And A Lengthy Firing Process

August 29, 2014 8:57 AM Comments

What does it take for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire a rogue employee? That’s a question the Montgomery Advertiser asked after an agency employee allegedly drove a patient to a crack house and left him there overnight.

Senate to Review Police Militarization

August 28, 2014 10:07 PM Comments

A Senate panel will take up the debate over police departments using military equipment sparked by the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.

9 Top Havens for Expat Retirees

August 28, 2014 9:56 PM Comments

One of the fundamental issues you should consider early on in your retire-overseas planning is this: Do you want to live among the locals or in a more private, perhaps gated setting with fellow expats for your neighbors?

Unions Agree To Agree On Their 2016 Presidential Candidate

August 28, 2014 9:34 PM Comments

America’s biggest union organization has agreed that no member will endorse a 2016 presidential candidate until they have all agreed on one.

Another Government Shutdown? Not Gonna Happen

August 28, 2014 8:43 PM Comments

Well-connected Republicans insist a shutdown is not going to happen.

What Can’t The Federal Government Do To Its Employees?

August 28, 2014 3:05 PM Comments

Prohibited personnel practices outline what federal managers may not do when it comes to their employees. The author highlights 13 specific examples of these prohibited actions federal employees should be aware of.

Waiting to Retire? Perhaps You Should Reconsider

August 28, 2014 1:08 PM Comments

Don’t delay retirement until you are too old to fully enjoy it.

Feds Told to Use Back Door at ICE Agency

August 28, 2014 1:05 PM Comments

Thousands of immigration protesters were planning to converge on Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters in Washington and the agency has warned employees to stay out of their way.

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