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National Finance Center Reopens

Filed in News by on November 16, 2005 0 Comments

The National Finance Center has reopened in the New Orleans area after being evacuated on August 27th.

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Special Counsel Seeks Order Against Corps of Engineers

Filed in News by on November 15, 2005 0 Comments

OSC is seeking an order from the MSPB requiring the Corps of Engineers to rehire an employee who has served in the military.

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Fighting Over Federal Annuity Benefits

Filed in News by on November 15, 2005 0 Comments

Your federal annuity is valuable. Here is the result of a court decision in which a divorced spouse of a deceased federal employee was trying to receive an annuity.

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Use of Blackberrys May Be Limited to Government Workers

Filed in News by on November 14, 2005 0 Comments

The Justice Dept. has filed a brief to ensure that government workers get to keep using their wireless Blackberry e-mail–even if the service should be shut down.

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Lewis and Clark Award Recognizes USAID

Filed in News by on November 10, 2005 0 Comments

The Agency for International Development has been selected as the first winner of the Lewis and Clark Award.

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Veterans’ Day: A Personal Remembrance

Filed in News by on November 10, 2005 0 Comments

Friday, November 11, 2005 is a federal holiday. Here is one personal memorial to an American military veteran

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Federal Pay and Charity: Readers React to Pay Raise Controversy

Filed in News by on November 9, 2005 0 Comments

Will the controvery surrounding the 2006 pay raise for active federal employees have an impact on CFC donations this year? Here are the results of a recent survey.

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Are You Taking Advantage of All Your Federal Benefits?

Filed in News by on November 8, 2005 0 Comments

Flexible spending accounts are open to many federal employees but it is a benefit often overlooked or misunderstood. Here is a quick summary of the program.

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