Tag: Proposed Legislation

Legislation Introduced to Help Bolster VA Hiring Process

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Legislation has been introduced in the House that is designed to improve the hiring process at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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TSP Envy: Congress Eyes A TSP for More Americans

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The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) has been a success for federal workers. Another bill in Congress would create a similar system for many other Americans.

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New Law Strikes ‘Derogatory and Antiquated’ Terms from Federal Law Books

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A bill recently signed into law strikes words from federal law books such as “Negro,” “American Indian,” and “Oriental.” The term “illegal aliens” is still being debated in Congress.

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Legislation Introduced to Prosecute Federal Employees Who Commit Crimes While Working Overseas

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Legislation has been introduced in the House that would close a legal loophole to ensure federal employees and contractors are not immune from prosecution for crimes they commit while working abroad.

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Want a $10,000 Bonus? Bill That Would Reward Feds Advances in the Senate

Filed in News by on May 27, 2016 Comments

A bill that would pay bonuses to federal workers who identify unneeded or surplus funds in their agencies has taken another step towards becoming law.

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Bill Aims to Combat Identity Theft of Social Security Numbers

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Recently introduced legislation would require the Social Security Administration to remove Social Security numbers from mailed documents when they are deemed unnecessary.

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Legislation Introduced to Help Reduce TSA Security Line Wait Times

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Legislation has been introduced ahead of the busy summer travel season to direct the TSA to reassign its employees’ duties to help alleviate the growing security lines that have been plaguing airports around the country.

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Legislation Would Bring Enhanced Retirement Benefits to Nearly 30k Federal Employees

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Two Senators have introduced legislation that would provide enhanced retirement benefits to nearly 30,000 federal employees in law enforcement.

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