Supreme Court Decision, Union Dues and Federal Employees

By on July 19, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Supreme Court Decision, Union Dues and Federal Employees

The FLRA is soliciting comments on an issue involving revocation of union dues for federal employees.

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Bill Reintroduced to Ban Bonuses for Some Federal Employees

By on July 18, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Bill Reintroduced to Ban Bonuses for Some Federal Employees

Legislation has been reintroduced in the Senate that would ban bonuses from being paid to federal employees for conduct violations.

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Diversification Can Be Difficult For TSP Participants

By on July 18, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Diversification Can Be Difficult For TSP Participants

The author describes pros and cons for adding more diversification options to the TSP.

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Former CBP Officer Pleads Guilty to Running Illegal Firearms Business

By on July 18, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Former CBP Officer Pleads Guilty to Running Illegal Firearms Business

A former CBP officer has pleaded guilty to running an illegal gun business, tax evasion and making false statements to gain a security clearance.

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Appeals Court Allows Trump Executive Orders On Labor Relations To Go In Effect. What Happens Next?

By on July 17, 2019 in Court Cases, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Appeals Court Allows Trump Executive Orders On Labor Relations To Go In Effect. What Happens Next?

An appeals court recently overturned a decision on several executive orders impacting labor relations. What happens now?

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Court Issues Delay on Lifting Injunction of EO’s

By on July 17, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Court Issues Delay on Lifting Injunction of EO’s

The Court of Appeals for DC has issued an accompanying order delaying lifting a lower court injunction of Executive Orders.

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OPM Suggests Teleworking to Beat the Summer Heat

By on July 17, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Suggests Teleworking to Beat the Summer Heat

The Washington, DC area is under a heat advisory, and OPM is reminding agencies of workplace flexibilities to help employees beat the heat.

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U.S. Appeals Court Kills Injunction on Trump Labor Relations EOs

By on July 16, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
U.S. Appeals Court Kills Injunction on Trump Labor Relations EOs

A Circuit Court has overturned a District Court’s decision to declare invalid major portions of several Executive Orders impacting labor relations.

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Plans Announced to Relocate BLM Headquarters to Colorado

By on July 16, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Plans Announced to Relocate BLM Headquarters to Colorado

BLM will be moving its headquarters from Washington, DC to Colorado.

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OPM Issues New Guidance for Bonuses in FY 2020

By on July 16, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Issues New Guidance for Bonuses in FY 2020

OPM issued two memos with guidance on bonuses and performance standards in the upcoming fiscal year.

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