In the latest survey among FedSmith.com readers, Donald Trump is the clear winner. Many Democrats are hoping Bernie Sanders will prevail in his quest for the nomination as the candidate for the Democrats. His continuing run is having an impact in this voter preference survey and highlights the extent of his impact among Democrats.
Two Senators have introduced legislation that would provide enhanced retirement benefits to nearly 30,000 federal employees in law enforcement.
Congress has not had a pay raise since 2009 and is unlikely to have one in 2017. Should Congress receive a pay raise? Will this impact any federal employee pay raise in 2017? Take the survey within the article and express your opinion.
The battle between the House and the IRS continues as House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) has filed a resolution to formally censure IRS Commissioner John Koskinen and strip him of his government pension.
An instructor at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC), fired as the result of allegations he fraternized with female students, tried unsuccessfully to argue that poor witness credibility decisions amounted to error on the part of the review board that has upheld his removal.
The author says that the number of gifted and knowledgeable people working in human resources are rapidly disappearing onto the retirement rolls. He outlines a scenario that has arisen as a result of this which could have disastrous consequences for the employee involved.
As part of his Shrink our Spending initiative, Congressman Matt Salmon (R-AZ) is introducing legislation that would take away grants for free yoga classes for federal employees.
A House Committee hearing last week looked at reforming the health benefits for postal employees in an effort to deal with the Postal Service’s massive and ongoing financial losses. Could moving postal workers to Medicare ultimately force other federal employees onto this system as well?