Report Suggests Improvements for Handling Federal Employee Misconduct

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Report Suggests Improvements for Handling Federal Employee Misconduct

GAO takes a look at federal employee misconduct and ways agencies can improve how they handle it.

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How Much is $100 Worth in Your State?

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How Much is $100 Worth in Your State?

A new report shows the spending power of $100 in each of the 50 states.

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Three Convictions and a Wedding

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Three Convictions and a Wedding

Two former federal officials have received prison sentences for their role in a conspiracy to defraud the government.

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GSA Releases FY 2019 Per Diem Rates

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GSA Releases FY 2019 Per Diem Rates

Federal employees who travel for work will see a small increase in their per diem rates for the 2019 fiscal year.

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Calculating the 2019 COLA Increase

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Calculating the 2019 COLA Increase

How is the COLA calculated and what can federal retirees likely expect for next year?

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150 Federal Union Officials Stole Over $4.5 Million From Members Since 2001

By on August 14, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
150 Federal Union Officials Stole Over $4.5 Million From Members Since 2001

Data from the Labor Department provide a glimpse into the number of cases in which federal union officials were involved in theft of union dues.

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VA Announces Leadership Changes

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VA Announces Leadership Changes

The VA announced four key leadership changes that will soon take effect at the agency.

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Why Should I Listen to You?!

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Why Should I Listen to You?!

How do you convince somebody of your credibility? The author presents three tips to help you win influence in the workplace.

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Should the Census Be Abolished?

on August 13, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
The author says scrapping the "redundant" decennial census would save the government billions and potentially yield more accurate population data by utilizing other data that are already collected.

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USDA Plans to Move Hundreds of Federal Employees Out of Washington, DC

By on August 12, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
USDA Plans to Move Hundreds of Federal Employees Out of Washington, DC

The Agriculture Department announced plans to move several hundred of its employees outside of Washington, DC.

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