Tag: FedSmith Polls

FedSmith.com Users Expecting an Extra Day Off at Christmas This Year

Filed in News by on November 11, 2014

FedSmith.com users said in a recent survey that they think the president will ultimately give federal employees an extra day off at Christmas.

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FedSmith.com Users Lack Faith in Social Security

Filed in News by on October 30, 2014

FedSmith.com users said in a recent poll that they do not have confidence that Social Security will be able to pay benefits to them when they reach retirement.

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FedSmith.com Users Say Working for Government Isn’t ‘Cool’

Filed in News by on July 7, 2014

We asked our users in a recent survey if they thought that President Obama had fulfilled his promise to “make government service cool.” The overwhelming majority of respondents said they did not think working for government was “cool.”

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Did the IRS Purposely Destroy Email on Targeting of Conservative Groups?

Filed in News by on July 2, 2014

Does the public think that the Internal Revenue Service purposely destroyed email regarding the targeting of conservative groups? What do you think? Express your opinion in this survey.

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Majority of FedSmith.com Users Would Be Happy With a 3.3% Pay Raise

Filed in Headline Archives, News by on June 10, 2014

We asked and you spoke: The majority of FedSmith.com users say a 3.3% pay increase for 2015 would be fair.

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69% of Survey Respondents Say Official Time Reduces Efficiency or Wastes Government Resources

Filed in News by on June 9, 2014

A new survey of some 2100 readers found than 69% think the federal government paying federal employees to represent unions “decreases agency efficiency” or “is a waste of agency funds”.

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FedSmith.com Users Overwhelmingly Reject Use of Private Tax Collectors

Filed in News by on June 4, 2014

Should the IRS be using private tax collection firms? FedSmith.com users resoundingly said “no” in a recent survey.

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FedSmith.com Users Favor Inclusion of Obesity Drugs in FEHB

Filed in News by on April 15, 2014

The Office of Personnel Management recently announced it was not permissible for insurance carriers to exclude obesity drugs under FEHB on the basis that obesity is a lifestyle condition. We asked our users what their thoughts were about this and the majority of responses indicate that the prospect of having coverage for obesity drugs would be a welcome change.

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