Tag: Human Resources

Government Employee Discounts

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Take full advantage of government employment by using these discounts from various companies.

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Managing Telework – Overtime

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In part II of the series on managing telework, the author examines the potential problems that telework can bring for compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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Managing Telework and Locality Pay

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The use of telework or flexi-place has become an attractive feature for both employees and management for a variety of different reasons. However, a poorly administered program can be more of a burden than the problem one may be trying to solve.

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Proposed Pay Changes for “Non-Foreign” Areas

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OPM is proposing changes on pay administration for federal employees in “non-foreign areas.” Here are the changes and a chance to comment on the proposal.

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The Federal Government Relocation Program

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The Federal Government relocation program is yet another wonderful incentive offered to many of those who work for the Federal Government.

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Perfect Storm for Federal Pay and Benefits Gains Momentum in Deficit Reduction Negotiations

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With federal employees in the eye of a political storm, recommendations to increase the cost of federal benefits may be closer to reality. Here are some of the proposals any current or retired federal employee should read.

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Pay Raises in 2012? Possible, But Only Under ‘Extraordinary Circumstances’

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According to a memo released by OPM Director John Berry to chief human capital officers, the Office of Personnel Management may approve pay increases for certain General Schedule employees in 2012, but only in select cases.

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Do People Think You’re a Sexist?

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Do you have a plan for pronouns in your documents? Do you always use “he,” or do you mix it up with “she” or “he/she”? If you don’t have a plan — if you’re not consistent — you might be offending your colleagues.

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