OPM to Agencies: Don’t Be Wimps!

By on October 14, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM to Agencies: Don’t Be Wimps!

OPM has issued new guidance to agencies on progressive discipline and using a table of penalties.

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Financial Tips for Federal Employees and Retirees: October 2019

By on October 12, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Financial Tips for Federal Employees and Retirees: October 2019

These are some tips for federal employees and retirees regarding their pay and benefits.

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FDIC Announces Paid Parental Leave Benefit for its Employees

By on October 11, 2019 in Agency News, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
FDIC Announces Paid Parental Leave Benefit for its Employees

FDIC employees have a new benefit coming soon: paid parental leave.

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USPS Announces Price Increases for 2020

By on October 10, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
USPS Announces Price Increases for 2020

The Postal Service has announced a round of price increases for its shipping services set to take effect next year.

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Your 2020 COLA: 1.6%

By on October 10, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Your 2020 COLA: 1.6%

Federal retirees can expect a modest COLA in 2020 now that the official inflation data have been released.

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DIA Employee Arrested for Leaking Classified Information

By on October 10, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
DIA Employee Arrested for Leaking Classified Information

A DIA employee has been arrested on charges that he leaked classified information to two different journalists.

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Is There a Bubble Brewing in the TSP?

By on October 9, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Is There a Bubble Brewing in the TSP?

There is talk about a possible bubble in index funds which could impact TSP investors. The author explains the concerns of one expert making this argument.

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Warren Proposes Expanded Collective Bargaining for Federal Employees

By on October 9, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Warren Proposes Expanded Collective Bargaining for Federal Employees

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is promising to expand collective bargaining in the federal workforce if elected.

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With the New Rules in Place, Will TSP Now Expand Investment Options?

By on October 8, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
With the New Rules in Place, Will TSP Now Expand Investment Options?

New TSP withdrawal options are now available thanks to the TSP Modernization Act, but what are some obstacles federal employees are facing?

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Executive Orders and Their Impact on Federal Workers

By on October 8, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Executive Orders and Their Impact on Federal Workers

With the injunction against President Trump’s Executive Orders lifted, what will be the impact on the federal workforce?

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