TSP Changes Now in Effect

By on September 15, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
TSP Changes Now in Effect

Significant changes for the federal government’s TSP program are now in effect. Here is a summary of what has changed.

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Florida Reps. Push Back on VA’s Decision to Shut Down Congressional Offices in Medical Facilities

on September 14, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Members of the Florida congressional delegation are pushing back at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) after being told to close their offices in VA facilities.

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Veteran Found Covered in Ant Bites at VA Facility

on September 13, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA) is asking the Department of Veterans Affairs questions after it was reported that a veteran was found covered in ants on two occasions at one of the agency's medical centers in Georgia.

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Quick Financial Tips for Federal Employees: September Edition

By on September 13, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Quick Financial Tips for Federal Employees: September Edition

The author lists a few bits of information for federal employees when it comes to their pay, benefits and retirement.

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Warren Unveils Social Security Plan That Raises Benefits By $200 Per Month

on September 12, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) released a plan to bolster Social Security on Thursday that would raise benefits by $200 a month for current and future beneficiaries of the program.

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Carson Cleared in HUD Furniture Controversy

on September 12, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The inspector general for the Department of Housing and Urban Development said in a newly released report that investigators found no evidence of misconduct by Secretary Ben Carson concerning a controversial order for expensive furniture in late 2017.

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IG Says TVA Executives Violated Federal Travel Rules

on September 12, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Tennessee Valley Authority executives violated federal travel rules, failed to report some of their travel costs to the TVA board, and billed the federal utility for lavish meals according to a new audit of executive travel.

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OPM Has a New Director

By on September 11, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
OPM Has a New Director

The Senate confirmed Dale Cabaniss to be the new OPM director.

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Déjà vu for USDA?

By on September 11, 2019 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Déjà vu for USDA?

The author says that past precedent from court decisions indicates the USDA will face an uphill battle in its efforts to relocate some employees.

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Honoring Federal Employees Who Responded on 9/11

on September 11, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments

A former Office of Personnel Management director recounts acts of federal employees that she said were instrumental in helping America recover from the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. She says an overhaul of the government's HR functions is necessary to continue to attract high quality individuals to federal service.

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