Pentagon to Take Over All Security Clearances in Nine Months

on December 14, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The Defense Department and Office of Personnel Management expect to have merged two offices and moved 2,000 federal employees and a 600,000-case backlog of security clearance investigations nine months from now.

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The Effects of a Lack of a Pay Raise

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The Effects of a Lack of a Pay Raise

How does the lack of a pay raise factor into inflation, and what is the overall impact on your FERS annuity and Social Security benefits?

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DoD Employee Defauds Government of Over $1 Million in Overtime Payments

on December 14, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
A former employee at Langley Air Force Base has admitted to defrauding the federal government out of $1.46 million — mainly by faking the amount of overtime she worked over 17 years.

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What are the “Grand Challenges” in Public Administration? Make Your Voice Heard

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What are the “Grand Challenges” in Public Administration? Make Your Voice Heard

A new campaign is underway to identify the “grand challenges in public administration.” The author explains the purpose and how you can make your voice heard.

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FERS Disability Retirement: An Overview of Your Application Package

By on December 13, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
FERS Disability Retirement: An Overview of Your Application Package

The author describes the necessary forms you will need when putting together your FERS Disability Retirement application.

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Internet Access Rates Remain Uneven in the U.S.

By on December 13, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Internet Access Rates Remain Uneven in the U.S.

Recent Census Bureau data show adoption rates of broadband internet throughout the country. This has led to more government services moving online.

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Top Cruise Discounts for Feds & Retirees for 2019

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Top Cruise Discounts for Feds & Retirees for 2019

Thinking of taking a cruise soon? The author says that planning during winter can offer some great itineraries and savings.

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Is Your Agency One of the ‘Best Places to Work?’

By on December 12, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Is Your Agency One of the ‘Best Places to Work?’

Which agencies are rated as the “best places to work” in the federal government this year?

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How to Increase Your FERS Annuity by 10% for Life

By on December 11, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
How to Increase Your FERS Annuity by 10% for Life

FERS offers robust benefits to federal employees. The author describes how federal retirees can increase their annuity payments in retirement.

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Trump Threatens Government Shutdown in Heated Meeting with Pelosi, Schumer

on December 11, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
President Trump told Democratic leaders Tuesday he would be “proud” to shut down the government if he doesn’t get the $5 billion in border wall funding he’s demanding in a year-end spending bill.

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