Tag: Current Events
GAO analyzed a recent OPM report on official time usage by federal employee unions. It found significant discrepancies in the data but OPM noted that providing more accurate data “is not a priority at this time.”
FedSmith.com users said in a recent survey that they think the president will ultimately give federal employees an extra day off at Christmas.
As a result of the Republican wave of victories in the mid-term elections, Congress will now be under the control of Republicans. What subjects of interest to federal employees are likely to arise as a result? Here are a few that are likely to impact the federal workforce.
Escaping the cold weather is among the many reasons one might take a vacation this time of year. The author presents some vacation ideas as well as companies and websites that offer travel discounts for federal employees looking to plan their fall and winter vacations.
OPM has released the results of the 2014 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, and they suggest declining trends are present among overall job satisfaction in the federal workforce.
Gambling monkeys, massages for rabbits, and paid leave for federal workers who are “underperforming or even engaging in criminal mischief” – these are some of the projects listed in Senator Tom Coburn’s (R-OK) Wastebook 2014, the annual list of wasteful government projects put out by the Senator.