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Why Work for Uncle Sam? Perhaps To Climb a Huge Rock

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As the baby boomers working for Uncle Sam retire, a new generation will take their place. Some see the new generation as different and perhaps not as capable. Here is one new federal employee already making her mark on the government but in her own way and with her own priorities.

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Road Rage

Filed in News by on October 11, 2006 Comments

This federal lawyer went to court to get her job back but the court dismissed her appeal for lack of jurisdiction.

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Most Readers Oppose Expanding Federal Employee Benefits for “Domestic Partners”

Filed in News by on October 10, 2006 Comments

A majority of readers are opposed to legislation that would open federal benefits to “domestic partners” but there are strong beliefs for and against the proposal.

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Should You Lighten Up On the S Fund in Favor of Larger Company Stocks?

Filed in News by on October 6, 2006 Comments

The recent rise in the value of some stocks may mean this is a good time for TSP investors to take a closer look at their TSP investments. Here are ideas for consideration.

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Fired Fed Seeks One Billion in Damages

Filed in News by on October 6, 2006 Comments

A federal employee who was fired during his probationary period asked a court to award him one billion dollars in damages. The court was not impressed with the gravity of the alleged offense and the appellant remains a former federal employee.

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Probationary Termination and Office Politics

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This federal employee went from getting good ratings to being terminated during his probationary period after he became involved in internal office politics. But, despite being a probationary employee, he will get his day in court after filing a complaint that he was fired for engaging in protected EEO activity.

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TSP Funds All Up in September

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TSP investors all have a reason for optimism as every TSP fund went up in September. Moreover, all TSP funds have solid gains for the past 12 months as well.

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Medical Staff Dissent in VA Leads to Court

Filed in News by on September 29, 2006 Comments

The former Medical Director of the VA Nuclear Medicine Section in Columbia, Missouri, persuaded the federal appeals court that he was the subject of retaliation for protected whistleblowing.

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