Workplace Bullying: A Form of Violence Pursued Under Title VII

By on February 2, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Workplace Bullying: A Form of Violence Pursued Under Title VII

Workplace bullying is something that federal employees can potentially face in their jobs. The author says the federal government must do more to protect its workforce from the harm caused by workplace bullying.

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Scott Walker is Advising White House on How to Weaken Collective Bargaining

on February 1, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Wednesday that he spoke with Vice President Pence about how the White House can implement on a federal level parts of the Republican governor's contentious policy that all-but eliminated collective bargaining for public sector unions in the state.

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Federal Employees Enrolling in Civil Disobedience Class

on February 1, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments
180 federal employees have enrolled in a civil disobedience class where experts will offer advice on workers’ rights to learn ways to voice opposition to Trump administration policies.

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What Happens to Your Federal Benefits If You Leave Before You Are Eligible to Retire?

By on February 1, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
What Happens to Your Federal Benefits If You Leave Before You Are Eligible to Retire?

What happens to your benefits as a federal employee if you leave before you are eligible to retire from federal service?

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Fed Keeps Rates Unchanged

on February 1, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments
The Federal Reserve on Wednesday kept interest rates unchanged and said the economy was still on a moderate growth path notwithstanding a surge in consumer and business confidence since the election.

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January Off to Positive Start for All TSP Investors

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January Off to Positive Start for All TSP Investors

All TSP funds had positive returns in January and for the past 12 months. Here are the results.

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Senate Republicans Vote to Suspend Committee Rules, Advance Treasury and HHS Nominations

on February 1, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Senate Republicans took an extraordinary step Wednesday to move forward with two of President Donald Trump’s top Cabinet nominees after confronting a boycott from Democrats.

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Legislation Introduced to Reform Postal Employees’ Benefits

By on February 1, 2017 in Agency News, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced to Reform Postal Employees’ Benefits

Legislation has been introduced in the House that would make a number of reforms to the Postal Service including changes to current and retired Postal employees’ benefits.

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New OPM Guidance Details Allowable Exemptions Under Hiring Freeze

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New OPM Guidance Details Allowable Exemptions Under Hiring Freeze

OPM has released additional guidance on the hiring freeze which provides more detail on allowed exemptions.

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Trump Names Judge Gorsuch as Supreme Court Choice

on January 31, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments
President Trump on Tuesday night announced federal Judge Neil Gorsuch as his choice for the Supreme Court.

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