Tag: Agency News

MSPB Announces New Senior Executive Appointments

Filed in Headline Archives, News by on January 9, 2014

The Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) announced two Senior Executive appointments at MSPB headquarters.

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VA Claims Backlog Falls But More Work Ahead

Filed in Headline Archives, News by on December 13, 2013

The Department of Veterans Affairs has reduced a disability claims backlog but more work remains to be done, according to recent testimony before the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.

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A Must Read: MSPB’s Clean Record Settlement Report

Filed in Headline Archives, News by on December 10, 2013

Federal Agency advocates, attorneys, HR advisors and adverse action decision makers should make a point of reading the MSPB’s new report titled Clean Record Settlement Agreements and the Law. The report identifies the pitfalls involved in making deals with employees in which the Agency agrees to expunge negative information from an employee’s record in return for a resignation.

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D.C. Weather: Federal Offices Closed Tuesday

Filed in Headline Archives, News by on December 10, 2013

Residents along the East Coast and in the Appalachians woke up to snow Tuesday and government workers and students in the DC area were told to stay home as the region saw a round of snow that came just a few days after some parts already got several inches.

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Retirement Backlog Stays Flat in November

Filed in Headline Archives, News by on December 5, 2013

The backlog of outstanding retirement claims at OPM saw almost no reduction in November.

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Shutdown Doesn’t Slow OPM’s Retirement Processing

Filed in Headline Archives, News by on November 6, 2013

Despite a partial government shutdown in the month of October, the Office of Personnel Managmeent managed to process over 11,000 outstanding retirement applications and lower the backlog.

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2014 Tax Inflation Adjustments

Filed in Headline Archives, News by on November 1, 2013

For tax year 2014, the Internal Revenue Service has announced annual inflation adjustments for more than 40 tax provisions, including the tax rate schedules, and other tax changes.

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IRS Warns of Pervasive Telephone Scam

Filed in Headline Archives, News by on October 31, 2013

The Internal Revenue Service today warned consumers about a sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, throughout the country.

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