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Looking for a Warm, Sunny Retirement Haven?

Filed in News by on January 25, 2006 0 Comments

Do you have realistic plans for your retirement? Think about your lifestyle preferences and check out an area before pulling up stakes and moving. You may save yourself a lot of money and disappointment.

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Congress, Federal Employees and Ethics

Filed in News by on January 24, 2006 0 Comments

Are Congressional ethics rules effective? Are the ethics rules effective for the federal workforce?

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Your “Big Brother” Wants You!

Filed in News by on January 20, 2006 0 Comments

Do you use your government computer to search out “inappropriate material?” If so, your colleagues in the Justice Department would like to find out who you are.

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The Hurricane Slowed Down the Postal Service…or Something Like That

Filed in News by on January 20, 2006 0 Comments

There are time limits for filing an appeal with the MSPB and, generally, missing the time limit leads to dismissal of a case. In this instance, the employee made a vague assertion about recovery from a hurricane. A court ordered the MSPB to investigate further.

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Dancing and Playing to the Crowd: Predictions for Your 2007 Pay Raise

Filed in News by on January 18, 2006 0 Comments

What will 2007 bring for pay for federal employees? No one really knows but here is one prediction as the 2007 pay dance begins right on schedule.

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Government Credit Card Application Leads to Removal

Filed in News by on January 18, 2006 0 Comments

A federal employee can get into hot water with a government credit card. This person got into trouble–and lost his job–as a result of his credit card application.

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Are You Married? Are You Sure?

Filed in News by on January 17, 2006 0 Comments

What will happen to your TSP money when you die? Some federal employees fail to tell Uncle Sam what to do with your money. Your failure to act may impact your survivors.

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AFGE Official Runs Into Hatch Act

Filed in News by on January 13, 2006 0 Comments

An official of an AFGE local is likely to end up with losing his pay for 60 days and could still end up without a federal job as a result of engaging in political activity at work.

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