Bolton Confirms China was Behind OPM Data Breaches

By on September 21, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Bolton Confirms China was Behind OPM Data Breaches

The White House confirmed that China is to blame for the two massive data breaches that exposed personal data of over 20 million federal employees.

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New Law Makes Credit Freezes Free

on September 21, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
New Law Makes Credit Freezes Free Credit freezes with the three major credit reporting agencies will now be free (both for freezing and unfreezing) with a new law that goes into effect on September 21.

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Changes Coming Soon to the L Funds

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Changes Coming Soon to the L Funds

The TSP announced that changes will be coming soon to the L funds.

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Waiting for an MSPB Decision? Don’t Hold Your Breath

By on September 21, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Waiting for an MSPB Decision? Don’t Hold Your Breath

It is unlikely the MSPB will have new members confirmed in 2018. The most likely scenario is that there will not be any Board members as of March 1, 2019.

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Using Government Software and Information to “Resist” Administration

By on September 20, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments

More videos have been released with federal employees explaining how they “resist” federal policies. One employee works for GAO and says he is a communist.

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Unions v. Trump: How a Court Determines That the President’s Power Infringes on Employees’ Rights

By on September 20, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Unions v. Trump: How a Court Determines That the President’s Power Infringes on Employees’ Rights

The territory between the interpretation of federal law regarding a President’s power versus employees’ Constitutional rights is murky.

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Deep State? “It’s Impossible to Fire Federal Employees.”

By on September 19, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments

A video with a federal employee purportedly working as a “deep state” operative at the Department of State has been released.

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3 Reasons Why Agencies Should Not Settle Cases

By on September 19, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
3 Reasons Why Agencies Should Not Settle Cases

Settlement agreements can make sense for agencies, but they can also create problems. Here are three reasons why they can be bad.

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Data Breach at State Department Exposes Employee Data

on September 18, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Data Breach at State Department Exposes Employee Data The State Department has confirmed a data breach affecting an unknown number of employees.

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Despite Staffing Cuts, IRS Enforcement Operations Bring in More Revenue

on September 18, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
A new report shows that the amount taken in by the Internal Revenue Service’s enforcement operations has increased steadily despite recent workforce cuts of nearly 25%.

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