How much will federal retirees and Social Security recipients receive with a new COLA calculation that will go into effect in January? As of today, there would not be any increase.
Managers have an important role in developing their employees, and this includes helping their employees become better prepared for retirement. The author lists some steps federal managers can take to help their employees with this important task.
A House committee has advanced a bill that may impact the federal pay raise for 2016—by not proposing an alternative pay raise figure for next year.
In a recent case, a panel of D.C. Circuit Court Judges lambasted OPM for asking for a three judge panel to review a single judge’s ruling without having a case to hang its legal hat on. The author explains why this case is important.
Employers will use dress and appearance standards to create an employment “brand” for who they are, their culture and their values. As society becomes more casual in its dress standards, employers can find that instituting a dress code will not only draw resistance from some employees, it can land the company in the middle of a religious discrimination lawsuit.