Tag: Employee Relations

Will a New Budget Cut G Fund Interest Rates?

Filed in Headlines, News by on March 24, 2015 Comments

Will budget negotiations for fiscal year 2016 negatively impact the Thrift Savings Plan used by federal employees for their future retirement? One proposed change could impact the value of participants’ investments in the G Fund.

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Moving Closer to Self-Plus-One Option Under FEHB

Filed in News by on March 22, 2015 Comments

The Office of Personnel Management is moving forward with implementing the “self plus one” option in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program. Here are some recently released details about this new option.

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Past Practice Doctrine

Filed in News by on March 19, 2015 Comments

The author discusses the concept of past practice as it applies to bargaining agreements between an agency and a union.

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Do Your Supervisors and Managers Know the Basics?

Filed in News by on March 11, 2015 Comments

The author says that managers are not getting the necessary training or the backing of their senior management to take on the problem employee. He says it is this lack of training that causes supervisors not to address problem employees.

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Tapping a Valuable Resource: The Federal Workforce

Filed in News by on February 17, 2015 Comments

How do you think your agency could improve performance and make government a better place to work? Here is your choice to submit your opinion.

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Disciplinary Actions Against Federal Employees: Never Go It Alone

Filed in News by on February 11, 2015 Comments

As a federal civilian employee, you enjoy various rights, protections and avenues of due process. The author says there is no better time to exercise these rights and protections than when facing a disciplinary matter that could affect, or possibly end, your federal career.

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Proposal Expanding TSP and FEHB to Wider Audience

Filed in News by on January 29, 2015 Comments

A new proposal would expand the TSP to military personnel and FEHB to military families and retirees.

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FMLA and The Treacherous Triangle

Filed in News by on January 28, 2015 Comments

The author says that the workplace has its own “treacherous triangle” that instills distress in managers trying to accomplish a program plan consisting of FMLA, ADA, and FECA. He explains more about what these are and how they interact with each other.

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