Tag: Agency News

What Are the Worst Agencies to Work for in Government?

Filed in News by on December 8, 2015 Comments

Which federal agencies are the least recommended by the federal employees who work for them? A new report provides the answer.

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Postal Service Loses $5.1 Billion in FY 2015

Filed in News by on November 13, 2015 Comments

The Postal Service has reported a net loss of $5.1 billion for fiscal year 2015.

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OPM Processes Over 10k Retirement Applications in October

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The Office of Personnel Management processed over 10,000 retirement applications in October, however, there are still over 12,000 backlogged applications.

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GAO Study on OFCCP Underway

Filed in News by on October 24, 2015 Comments

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has informed its members that the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is currently interviewing federal contractors to gather their views on policies and processes of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP).

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TSP Contribution Limits Unchanged in 2016

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The Internal Revenue Service has announced the annual contribution limits for the Thrift Savings Plan and other similar retirement/pension plan contributions for 2016, most of which are unchanged from 2015.

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57% of Federal Employees Are Satisfied with Their Pay

Filed in News by on October 8, 2015 Comments

The Office of Personnel Management has released the full results from the 2015 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey. Responses indicate that federal employees are increasingly satisfied with their pay.

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Federal Employees’ Job Satisfaction Shows Modest Improvement

Filed in News by on September 29, 2015 Comments

The results from the 2015 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey are in, and they show slight improvements in the overall scores for both employee engagement and global satisfaction. Read on to see which agencies had the best overall scores.

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50th Anniversary Celebration of a Little Known Federal Anti-Discrimination Agency

Filed in News by on September 28, 2015 Comments

The Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. The author describes how this agency operates and also a recent discrimination case it oversaw against a federal contractor.

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