Plans Announced to Relocate BLM Headquarters to Colorado

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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

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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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Former Federal Employee Pleads Guilty to Stealing Over $40k from Government

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Former Federal Employee Pleads Guilty to Stealing Over $40k from Government

A former federal employee with USAGM in Washington, DC recently pleaded guilty to forging documents to steal over $40,000 from the government.

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Federal Employees Sound Alarm About USDA Relocation

on July 15, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Some federal employees with the two agencies within USDA that are being relocated outside of Washington, DC say that the move is an effort to “eviscerate” the agency and “silence” researchers doing work that runs counter to the administration’s goals.

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Is it Time to Leave Government?

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Is it Time to Leave Government?

Is now a good time to leave your government job? The author says the answer depends on many things.

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Financial Tips for Federal Employees

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Financial Tips for Federal Employees

Here are a few bits of information for federal employees when it comes to their pay, benefits and retirement.

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OPM Asks FLRA for Decision on Letting Folks Quit the Union Quickly

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OPM Asks FLRA for Decision on Letting Folks Quit the Union Quickly

OPM has asked FLRA to issue guidance on precedent for revoking federal employees’ union dues assignments. Interested persons can comment on the situation.

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Norton Continues Push for Lifetime ID Theft Protection

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Norton Continues Push for Lifetime ID Theft Protection

One Congresswoman has been continuing efforts for several years now to give free lifetime identity theft protection to OPM data breach victims.

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Defense Spending Bill Passes House with Provisions for Federal Employees

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Defense Spending Bill Passes House with Provisions for Federal Employees

The House passed a defense spending bill that contains some provisions that would impact federal employees.

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Salary Council Recommends New Locality Pay Areas

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Salary Council Recommends New Locality Pay Areas

The Federal Salary Council recommends new locality pay areas, but not all Council members agree on measuring pay disparity.

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