What Can Federal Employees Do to Prepare for Proposed Retirement Cuts?

By on June 25, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
What Can Federal Employees Do to Prepare for Proposed Retirement Cuts?

Efforts to reduce pension and salary benefits have led to more uncertainty for federal employees. What can federal employees do to be prepared?

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Where is the Federal Workforce, and Why Does That Matter?

By on June 25, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Where is the Federal Workforce, and Why Does That Matter?

Federal employees are located in every state. The author says this can be a benefit to help stave off potential layoffs within the federal workforce.

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Trump Signs VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act Into Law

By on June 23, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Trump Signs VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act Into Law

The VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act has been signed into law by President Trump. Here is a recap of the provisions of the new law.

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NARFE Response to ‘NARFE Embroiled in Political Controversy’

By on June 23, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments

NARFE has issued a statement in response to an article written by FedSmith.com author Michael Wald about a proposal to allow its National President to seek a third term.

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Legislation Introduced to Allow Multiple Withdrawals from the TSP

By on June 23, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced to Allow Multiple Withdrawals from the TSP

Legislation has been introduced in the House to allow federal employees to make multiple age-based and post-separation withdrawals from the TSP accounts.

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Legislation Introduced to Privatize Air Traffic Control

By on June 22, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced to Privatize Air Traffic Control

Legislation has been introduced in the House to privatize the nation’s air traffic control systems. It failed in the past, but could it succeed this time?

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Is a ‘Herd Mentality’ Damaging Feds’ Retirement Dreams?

By on June 22, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Is a ‘Herd Mentality’ Damaging Feds’ Retirement Dreams?

If you “follow the herd” when investing, it can potentially lead you astray from reaching your retirement goals. The author explains how this can happen.

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NARFE Embroiled In Political Controversy

By on June 22, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments

NARFE is facing a backlash from members for suggesting that its current National President be allowed to seek a third term.

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VA Secretary: Let’s Reform Official Time

By on June 22, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
VA Secretary: Let’s Reform Official Time

346 VA employees work full time on union activities. The VA Secretary says reforming use of official time by unions is necessary. This reform will likely take a long time.

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VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act Tackles the Issue of Firing Insufficient Workers Without Pitfalls

VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act Tackles the Issue of Firing Insufficient Workers Without Pitfalls

The VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act is expected to become law. These are some of the key changes impacting employee disciplinary procedures.

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