Tag: Current Events

It’s An Election Year: Health Benefits for Some New Retirees May Change; Future of Some Agencies on the Line

Filed in News by on March 23, 2006 Comments

It’s an election year. Here are several proposals that have been made that would impact the civil service structure and the benefits of some current federal employees.

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Smoking and the Cost of Your Health Insurance

Filed in News by on March 15, 2006 Comments

Should smokers who participate in the federal employee health plan pay more for health insurance than non-smokers?

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Small Gain Could Result in Long Prison Sentence

Filed in News by on March 13, 2006 Comments

Indictment of federal employee for selling government property could result in prison and fines.

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“Here’s a Quarter. (Call Someone Who Cares)”

Filed in News by on March 10, 2006 Comments

Federal employees and supervisors are entering a new era: shared services for personnel offices. It will save money. It may not be good for those who need personnel advice and assistance.

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Military Establishes Beach Head at Law Schools

Filed in News by on March 7, 2006 Comments

The Supreme Court says that law schools have to accept military recruiters on campus if they are going to accept federal funding.

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Want to Recognize Outstanding Accomplishments in Your Agency?

Filed in News by on March 3, 2006 Comments

Nominations for Service to America Medals are open until March 8, 2006.

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Agency Officials Can Protest Contracting Decisions

Filed in News by on February 22, 2006 Comments

Changes to the procedures for allowing protests to a decision for contracting government work could lead to an interesting situation. An agency offical can protest his own agency’s decision.

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“Play Nice”

Filed in News by on February 10, 2006 Comments

Americans can (and do) disagree with our politicians, political appointees, federal employees and others in public positions. But anyone in these positions is entitled to be treated with respect and dignity.

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