Many contemplating retirement wonder if they should purchase a survivor annuity or purchase life insurance. Here are several considerations you should contemplate when making this decision.
Deep Throat was an anonymous source for information given to the Washington Post about former President Richard Nixon. Deep Throat was an anonymous federal employee with inside information. The saga continues with disputes about the large amount of money that may be reaped from the story.
NLRB V. FLRA: NLRB Union Pickets and Exchanges Press Releases with Management in the Ongoing Dispute over FLRA’s Decision
A dispute between the National Labor Relations Board Union and the agency is heating up as the union begins picketing and calling for the resignation of the agency’s General Counsel. The NLRB responds with its own press release.
What happens to information in agency case files when an agency employee with access to those files pursues his own complaint? Can the employee in the human resources or EEO office use those files to his own advantage? In a complex case, the MSPB upholds a 30-day suspension of a federal employee who had access to private information and who also had his own axe to grind.
A rational person could read recent financial headlines and conclude that the end of wealth accumulation was at hand. A credit crunch, falling housing prices, falling stock prices and general panic seemed to be in the air. How did TSP investors react? Did they bail out of their TSP stock funds? Here are the statistics that reflect the actions of your fellow investors.
Can you consider prior discipline in the selection process? Here is a quick summary of the situation. What is your opinion? Read the article and send in your comments.
A federal employee can sometimes challenge a disciplinary or adverse action through arbitration instead of going to MSPB. That happened in this case and the employee was apparently disappointed when the arbitrator upheld his removal for inappropriate conduct. The employee then went to court to try and get the arbitration decision tossed out but the court found that a table of penalties is a guide and not binding on the agency and he remains fired.