Where is the Country’s Smallest Post Office?

By on February 23, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Where is the Country’s Smallest Post Office?

Although it’s about the size of a storage closet, the smallest Post Office in the US provides service to a three-county area and is now a famous landmark.

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Former DIA Analyst Pleads Guilty to Leaking Top Secret Information to Journalists

on February 22, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments

A former DIA employee has pleaded guilty to leaking classified information to two journalists, including one he was dating.

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Bait and Swindle: Why Federal Employees Should Never File Mixed Case Complaints

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Bait and Swindle: Why Federal Employees Should Never File Mixed Case Complaints

The author explains why federal employees should avoid filing mixed case complaints.

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Rewarding High Performers and Chopping Benefits

By on February 20, 2020 in Human Resources, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Rewarding High Performers and Chopping Benefits

OPM has released its proposed legislative changes impacting pay and benefits for the federal workforce. Here is a summary.

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Federal Retirement Benefits on the Chopping Block

By on February 19, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Federal Retirement Benefits on the Chopping Block

While the proposed budget cuts to federal employees’ retirement are familiar, the author says they contain a key difference this time.

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Applying for FERS Disability Retirement: Overcoming Procrastination

By on February 19, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Applying for FERS Disability Retirement: Overcoming Procrastination

Do you find yourself procrastinating on your FERS Disability Retirement application? The author interviews an expert for ideas on how to overcome procrastination.

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Federal Employees and Canceling Union Dues

By on February 18, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Federal Employees and Canceling Union Dues

The FLRA has issued a decision overturning a long-standing restriction that made it more difficult to cancel union dues payments.

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FRTIB Plans to Raise Automatic Enrollment in TSP to 5%

By on February 18, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
FRTIB Plans to Raise Automatic Enrollment in TSP to 5%

A proposed rule in the Federal Register would increase the automatic enrollment percentage in the TSP from 3% to 5% later this year.

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Bloomberg’s Plan for Social Security

By on February 18, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Bloomberg’s Plan for Social Security

The author analyzes details of Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg’s plan for Social Security.

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New TSP Catch-Up Contribution Process Coming in 2021

By on February 17, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
New TSP Catch-Up Contribution Process Coming in 2021

The TSP is implementing a simpler process for making catch-up contributions beginning in 2021.

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