Can a Whistleblower Expect the Right to Remain Anonymous?

By on December 10, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Can a Whistleblower Expect the Right to Remain Anonymous?

Can whistleblowers in the federal government reasonably expect to remain anonymous?

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Should You Enroll in Medicare if you Have an FEHB Plan?

By on December 9, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Should you add Medicare to your FEHB insurance in retirement? These are the various parts of Medicare to know about when weighing this option.

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Temper Tantrum Leads to Removal

By on December 9, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Temper Tantrum Leads to Removal

An Air Force IT Specialist was fired after he blew up at his supervisor in an incident that required military police assistance. See how his appeal came out.

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Lawmakers Land ‘Tentative Agreement’ to Include Federal Worker Paid Leave in Final Defense Bill

on December 8, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

It's looking increasingly likely that all federal employees are going to get paid family leave as lawmakers have struck a tentative deal to include paid family leave for all federal workers in a compromise version of the National Defense Authorization Act.

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U.S. Asks to Toss Case Over Work During Shutdown

on December 6, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments

The government has asked a federal court to dismiss a suit against its policies of keeping some federal employees at work without pay when an agency has no authority to spend money.

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OPM’s Retirement Backlog Tops 18k in November

By on December 5, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
OPM’s Retirement Backlog Tops 18k in November

The retirement backlog at OPM broke through the 18,000 mark in November.

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Managing Your TSP: Asset Allocation

By on December 5, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Managing Your TSP: Asset Allocation

The author discusses one of four investment principles and its importance to your TSP: asset allocation.

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Deadline Rapidly Approaching for TSP Two-Step Authentication

By on December 5, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Deadline Rapidly Approaching for TSP Two-Step Authentication

Are you ready for the upcoming deadline for two-factor authentication on your TSP account?

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Should the VA be Providing Acupuncture Services to Veterans?

By on December 4, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Should the VA be Providing Acupuncture Services to Veterans?

Legislation has been introduced to require the VA to expand access to acupuncture services.

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When Christmas is On Wednesday: Not Promising for Extra Holiday

By on December 3, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
When Christmas is On Wednesday: Not Promising for Extra Holiday

It is possible federal employees will be given an extra day off for Christmas this year but not likely based on past experience.

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