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Will Federal Employee Buyouts Go to $40,000?

By on June 18, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Will Federal Employee Buyouts Go to $40,000?

Will Congress increase potential employee buyouts to $40,000?

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3 Reasons Your Social Security Payments Could Rise In Retirement

on June 18, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
For the most part, what you get from Social Security is defined largely by the decisions that you make both during your career and when you retire. Yet there are some other factors beyond your control that can lead to your Social Security checks getting bigger.

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AFGE Seeking Injunction of One of Trump’s Executive Orders

By on June 18, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
AFGE Seeking Injunction of One of Trump’s Executive Orders

AFGE is seeking an injunction of one of President Trump’s executive orders regarding the use of official time.

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Secret VA Nursing Home Ratings Hide Poor Quality Care of Elderly Vets

on June 17, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Nearly half of VA nursing homes nationwide – 60 – received the agency's  lowest ranking of one out of five stars as of Dec. 31, 2017, according to documents obtained by USA Today.

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Senate Version of National Defense Authorization Act Offers Reforms

By on June 17, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Senate Version of National Defense Authorization Act Offers Reforms

The author summarizes reforms from the 2019 NDAA that will be of most interest to federal employees.

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House Democrats Call for Rescinding Executive Orders

By on June 15, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
House Democrats Call for Rescinding Executive Orders

A group of House Democrats have asked President Trump to rescind his recently issued executive orders that impact the federal workforce.

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Senators Object to Proposed Benefits Cuts

By on June 15, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Senators Object to Proposed Benefits Cuts

A group of Senators have voiced their opposition to OPM’s proposed benefits cuts for federal workers.

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Education Department Updates its Telework Policy

By on June 14, 2018 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Education Department Updates its Telework Policy

A new and more restrictive telework policy is being implemented at the Department of Education on October 1st.

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More Unions Sue Over Executive Orders

By on June 14, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
More Unions Sue Over Executive Orders

13 more unions have sued President Trump over the executive orders he recently issued that attempt to place restrictions on federal employee unions.

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Education Department has Cut More Than 13% of its Workforce

on June 14, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The Department of Education has trimmed its staff by more than 500 workers under the Trump administration.

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