Army Changes Security Regulation Relating to Sexual Orientation

October 18, 2014 7:38 AM Comments

In response to a U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) investigation, the Department of the Army has announced a modification to a long-standing regulation that resulted in disqualifying civilian employees from holding sensitive positions based on their sexual orientation.

At Least 113 Staffers At U.S. Fed Earn More Than Yellen

October 17, 2014 3:39 PM Comments

The top 113 earners among staff at the Federal Reserve’s Washington headquarters make an average of $246,506 per year, excluding bonuses and other benefits – more than Fed Chair Janet Yellen and nearly double the normal top government rate.

3 Little Mistakes That Can Sink Your Retirement

October 17, 2014 3:37 PM Comments

Big mistakes are easy to catch, but even a small miscalculation may jeopardize your retirement portfolio. Here are three common missteps to avoid.

State Department Expands Coverage for Transgender Employees

October 17, 2014 2:33 PM Comments

Transgender State Department employees will soon have access to health care needs associated with gender reassignment procedures.

Federal Workers Spared in JP Morgan Hack

October 17, 2014 2:27 PM Comments

Federal employees who were issued JPMorgan Chase cards through their job were not among the millions of customers whose information was stolen in an attack on the company earlier this year.

Ebola Scare at Pentagon

October 17, 2014 2:25 PM Comments

The Pentagon police have shut down a building entrance and a portion of the south parking lot because a woman was sick and told emergency personnel that she had recently been to West Africa, officials said.

5 Signs You Can Retire Early

October 17, 2014 11:46 AM Comments

Figuring out how to retire early is different for everyone, but here are some signs that you might be ready.

NIH Spent Millions on Projects But Says Cuts Killed Ebola Vaccine Research

October 17, 2014 11:20 AM Comments

The U.S. National Institutes of Health blamed tightening federal budgets on Monday for its inability to produce an Ebola vaccine, but a review of its grant-making history in the last 10 years has turned up highly unusual research that redirected precious funds away from more conventional public health projects.

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