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Firing a Government “Volunteer” Isn’t Easy

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The process for firing a federal employee is not quick or easy. The separation of a “volunteer” may not be quick or easy either.

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Taxing Telecommuters

Filed in News by on November 4, 2005 0 Comments

The US Supreme Court has declined to review a case in which a telecommuter was required to pay income tax to New York State while living in Tennessee.

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2006 FEHB Rates

Filed in News by on November 3, 2005 0 Comments

What are the premium rates for the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program in 2006? Here is a complete listing from OPM.

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Getting Fired For “Off Duty” Actions

Filed in News by on November 3, 2005 0 Comments

How do the actions of a federal employee who is not on duty relate to official job performance? Can a federal employee be fired for what happens away from work?

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TSP Funds Turn Down in October

Filed in News by on November 2, 2005 0 Comments

Except for the G fund, TSP fund prices are down across the board for October.

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EEO Settlements, Privacy and Unions

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Does a union have the right to attend a settlement meeting between an employee in a bargaining unit and an EEO manager?

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Offset and Its Impact on CSRS and FERS Employees

Filed in News by on October 31, 2005 0 Comments

Does the offset impact FERS employees or just those in the Civil Service Retirement System?

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Pay, Charity and Natural Disasters

Filed in News by on October 31, 2005 0 Comments

The controversy over the 2006 federal pay raise has generated comments from a number of readers. Will the controversy have any impact on your donation this year?

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