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“High Three” to “High Five”?

Filed in News by on September 22, 2005 0 Comments

Government spending to recover from Hurricane Katrina means spending cuts will probably be necessary in other government programs. One possibility is changing the formula for calculating federal employee pension benefits.

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Volatile Mix: Conviction, Suspension, Back Pay and Attorney Fees

Filed in News by on September 21, 2005 0 Comments

The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit sends a case back to an arbitator after the arbitrator denied a request for attorney fees from a federal employee who won his case

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Military Personnel Have Some Appeal Rights Too

Filed in News by on September 21, 2005 0 Comments

Who has authority to decide whether a member of the military stays or goes? A court weighs in on the issue.

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Federal Vision, Dental Program Start Delayed

Filed in News by on September 20, 2005 0 Comments

OPM has delayed the start of the dental and vision program for federal employees.

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Attorney-Applicant Loses Job–Wins in Court

Filed in News by on September 20, 2005 0 Comments

An applicant for an attorney’s position in government didn’t get the job but he filed a complaint and ended up in court. He did better in court than in the application process.

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Should Roberts Be Confirmed As Chief Justice?

Filed in News by on September 19, 2005 0 Comments

Most readers think John Roberts, the nominee to be Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, should be confirmed and that he will be confirmed.

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Using Government Credit Cards: New Problems or New Opportunities?

Filed in News by on September 16, 2005 0 Comments

There is a new credit limit for some government charge cards.

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Military Reserve Service and CSRS Retirement Calculations

Filed in News by on September 16, 2005 0 Comments

Does time spent in the military reserve count toward your CSRS retirement calculations? A court has just answered the question.

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