Tag: Current Events

FedSmith.com Users Think Racism is a Problem in the Federal Workplace

Filed in News by on May 20, 2015 Comments

Reports of racial tensions seem to be on the rise in America today. We asked our users if they see racial biases inside of the agencies where they work, and the majority of the responses we got say that racism is a problem and that EEO offices are not helping to eliminate it.

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Postal Service Releases Top Dog Attack Rankings by City

Filed in News by on May 14, 2015 Comments

To kick-off next week as National Dog Bite Prevention Week, the U.S. Postal Service released its top 30 dog attack city rankings and offered tips to reduce dog attacks to letter carriers.

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Racial Bias in the Federal Workplace

Filed in News by on May 12, 2015 Comments

The subject of race frequently comes up today both in daily social life as well as in the workplace. Is racial discrimination a problem in the federal workplace? Take this short survey and share your opinion.

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Federal Employee Pay and the Budget Process

Filed in News by on May 11, 2015 Comments

Two different budget proposals on opposite ends of the political spectrum were pitched by lawmakers on the road to the budget proposal that was recently approved by Congress. What did these proposals have to say about your pay and benefits?

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2016 Presidential Preferences of the Federal Government Community

Filed in News by on May 5, 2015 Comments

In an early survey of the federal government community, Hillary Clinton and Marco Rubio are in the lead as the preferred candidates.

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Air Traffic Controllers Propose System Reform: Put Us In Charge!

Filed in News by on April 29, 2015 Comments

The National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) reportedly supports the “defederalization” of air traffic control as a boon to safe air travel and suggested an air traffic controller-owned organization apparently operated as non-profit or a quasi-government outfit. Why might NATCA want to see anything less than a complete privatization of the air traffic system?

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Who Should Be the Next President?

Filed in News by on April 28, 2015 Comments

Who would you prefer to see elected as the next President of the United States? Here is a chance to express your opinion in the early stages of the political process.

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House Fails to Pass Bill That Would Fire Tax Delinquent Federal Workers

Filed in News by on April 16, 2015 Comments

The House failed Wednesday to pass legislation that would prohibit federal employees with delinquent taxes from remaining on the job.

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