Don’t Throw Away Your Coronavirus Stimulus Payment!

By on May 30, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments

About 4 million people are getting stimulus payments on prepaid debit cards, and some have mistakenly thrown them in the trash.

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Dramatic Decrease in Official Time at VA

By on May 29, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Dramatic Decrease in Official Time at VA

The VA is successfully implementing recent executive orders to restrict the use of official time and free office space previously used by unions.

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11 Things USPS Mail Carriers Wish You Knew

on May 29, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Both a current and former mail carrier for the Postal Service reveal the top things they wish the American public knew when it comes to the mail.

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Connolly Accuses Labor Department of Overstepping its Authority on TSP’s I Fund

By on May 29, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Connolly Accuses Labor Department of Overstepping its Authority on TSP’s I Fund

The House Oversight Committee has now stepped into the ongoing political battle over the TSP’s I Fund.

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Are Whistleblowers More Likely to Be Fired if They Are Probationary Employees?

By on May 28, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Are Whistleblowers More Likely to Be Fired if They Are Probationary Employees?

A GAO report attempted to determine if whistleblowers are more likely to be fired when they are in probationary status.

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TSP Bounces Back for Federal Workers

By on May 28, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
TSP Bounces Back for Federal Workers

The TSP is providing positive returns for investors in May as people are going back to work and the economy may start turning around.

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The TSP Should Add, Not Delete Chinese Stocks

on May 27, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments

The author says that it is not in the best interest of federal employees to keep Chinese companies out of the TSP's I Fund.

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How Having a Child Affects Your FEHB Coverage

By on May 27, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
How Having a Child Affects Your FEHB Coverage

Under what conditions are children covered by the Federal Employees Health Benefits program? Here is a summary.

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Mail Carrier Allegedly Changed Ballot Requests from ‘Democrat’ to ‘Republican’ as a ‘Joke’

By on May 27, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Mail Carrier Allegedly Changed Ballot Requests from ‘Democrat’ to ‘Republican’ as a ‘Joke’

A West Virginia mail carrier has been charged with attempted election fraud after allegedly tampering with ballot requests sent through the mail.

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Federal Employees Concerned About Returning to Work

on May 27, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Federal employees and their unions say they’re increasingly concerned that their bosses will force them back to the office without sufficient protection.

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