Federal Employees: Please Don’t Quit Your Jobs Under Trump

on December 12, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
The author says many federal workers may be thinking of leaving their jobs after the election, however, he makes a plea for them to stay.

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Are You Behind on Saving for Retirement?

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Are you behind on saving for retirement? Even if you don’t know what counts as “behind”, you’re likely to need to step up your efforts to build your nest egg.

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Reid Wants FBI Director Investigated

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Retiring Sen. Harry Reid renewed his feud with FBI Director James Comey on Saturday, calling for Comey to be investigated.

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Trump to Nominate ExxonMobil CEO as Secretary of State

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President-elect Donald Trump will nominate ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson for secretary of state, according to two sources close to the transition.

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Federal Employee Unions and Election Consequences

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Federal Employee Unions and Election Consequences

There have not been dramatic legislative changes in federal human resources and labor relations since 1978. That could change in 2017. Here are some of the more significant proposals for change.

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Legislation Introduced to Apply the Chained CPI to Social Security COLA

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Legislation Introduced to Apply the Chained CPI to Social Security COLA

Legislation has been introduced that would make sweeping reforms to Social Security. The author says it would make cuts to the program that would potentially harm older Americans.

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Government Shutdown Averted as Senate Dems Relent

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Government Shutdown Averted as Senate Dems Relent

An attempt by some Senate Democrats to block a continuing resolution will apparently not lead to a government shutdown.

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All ‘Original Seven’ American Astronauts Now Dead

on December 9, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
John Glenn's passing on Thursday means that the first seven American astronauts chosen to lead the fledging US space program in 1959 are now dead, ending a groundbreaking chapter in American history.

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Trump Names Pick for DOI

on December 9, 2016 in Agency News with 0 Comments
President-elect Donald Trump is expected to nominate Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington as his secretary of Interior.

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AFGE Remains Hopeful Despite Past Opposition to Trump

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AFGE Remains Hopeful Despite Past Opposition to Trump Despite having campaigned aggressively for Trump’s opponent, Hillary Clinton, AFGE's president said the union has been able to find some common ground with president-elect Donald Trump.

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