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A lesser-known basis for a denial of a Federal Disability Retirement application is what is called “situational disability.” The author explains what this means and why most situational disability cases are failed applications at the outset as well as how to avoid them.
Ever since the White House announced the president would propose a 1% pay raise for federal employees in 2015, groups and individuals have been actively expressing their opinions on what they think the appropriate raise should be. What raise do you think is fair? Here is your chance to share your opinion.
The American Federation of Government Employees has decided that the pay increase President Obama proposed for federal workers in 2015 is one fourth the size that it should be. However, it is at best unclear how the union arrived at this figure.
Many federal employees are being forced to consider the prospects of private sector employment or retirement due to a variety of reasons these days. Do you keep an eye on what life could look like when you move on?
Managing leave and attendance problems has always been challenging for supervisors, and with reductions in federal spending, the author says they are being challenged now more than ever. He outlines some basic principles managers should know when addressing leave and attendance issues.