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How Much of a Pension Will Obama and Biden Get After Leaving Office?

By on January 23, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
How Much of a Pension Will Obama and Biden Get After Leaving Office?

Barack Obama and Joe Biden have left the White House, but they will be receiving compensation for their service in government. Here is a summary of how their pension programs work.

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Why Isn’t the President Giving Federal Retirees a Higher Raise?

By on January 5, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Q&A with 0 Comments
Why Isn’t the President Giving Federal Retirees a Higher Raise?

Why isn’t the president giving a higher pay raise to federal retirees? I am a federal retiree and seeing current federal employees get a higher raise than me I feel is unfair.

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Obama Offers a Final ‘Thank You’ to Federal Employees

By on December 14, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments

President Obama offered a final “thank you” to federal employees during his last days in office to honor their accomplishments.

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President Issues 2.1% Pay Raise Plan for Federal Employees

By on December 9, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
President Issues 2.1% Pay Raise Plan for Federal Employees

President Obama has issued a surprising last minute pay raise plan for federal employees effective in January 2017.

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How the Obama Administration Shaped the Federal Workforce

on December 6, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
The article reflects on events during the past 8 years that had a significant impact on federal workers.

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Senators Ask Obama to Freeze Federal Hiring Until Trump Takes Office

By on December 2, 2016 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Senators Ask Obama to Freeze Federal Hiring Until Trump Takes Office

Two Senators have asked President Obama to freeze federal hiring during the transition between presidential administrations to combat the practice of “burrowing in” by political appointees.

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Alternative Pay Plan Submitted for Federal Employees in 2017: 1.6% Average Raise

By on November 29, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Alternative Pay Plan Submitted for Federal Employees in 2017: 1.6% Average Raise

President Obama has submitted an Alternative Pay Plan for 2017. The average federal pay raise would be 1.6%.

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Executive Order Seeks to Increase Federal Employee Donations to CFC

By on October 16, 2016 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Executive Order Seeks to Increase Federal Employee Donations to CFC

Contributions to the CFC have been going down each year since 2009. A new executive order seeks to reverse this by allowing retired federal employees to donate as well as allowing agencies to count federal employees’ time spent working for charity as a monetary donation.

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Obama Calls for Increased Diversity at National Security Agencies

By on October 5, 2016 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Obama Calls for Increased Diversity at National Security Agencies

A new presidential memorandum calls for greater diversity and inclusion among the federal government’s national security workforce.

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Obama Thanks Federal Employees

By on May 3, 2016 in Human Resources with 102 Comments
Obama Thanks Federal Employees

President Obama sent a thank you message to the federal workforce as part of Public Service Recognition Week and also discussed a new initiative he is undertaking for federal job applicants.

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