Ian Smith

Ian Smith is one of the co-founders of FedSmith.com. He enjoys writing about current topics that affect the federal workforce.

Senator Wants to Kick ‘Creeps’ Out of the Federal Workforce

By on October 22, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Senator Wants to Kick ‘Creeps’ Out of the Federal Workforce

Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) wants to rid the federal workforce of individuals convicted of sexual assault.

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Are Land Management Agencies Doing Enough to Protect Their Employees?

By on October 22, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Are Land Management Agencies Doing Enough to Protect Their Employees?

A GAO report analyzed how land management agencies protect their employees from extremist violence.

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Postal Employee Admits to Helping Her Boyfriend Rob Her Own Office

By on October 18, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Postal Employee Admits to Helping Her Boyfriend Rob Her Own Office

A Postal Service employee admitted in court that she helped plan the robbery of her own post office.

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Congresswoman Worried About a ‘Graying [Federal] Workforce’

By on October 18, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Congresswoman Worried About a ‘Graying [Federal] Workforce’

One Congresswoman is worried about the possible repercussions from more federal employees retiring from public service.

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Brennan Announces Retirement from the Postal Service

By on October 17, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Brennan Announces Retirement from the Postal Service

Postmaster General Megan Brennan announced her plans to retire from the Postal Service.

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DC Climate Change Protests Get Congress’ Attention

By on October 15, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
DC Climate Change Protests Get Congress’ Attention

Protests held recently in Washington, DC that caused traffic disruptions have led one lawmaker to address future demonstrations.

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Postal Employee Pleads Guilty to Stealing Over $100k in Benefits

By on October 15, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Postal Employee Pleads Guilty to Stealing Over $100k in Benefits

A Postal Service employee recently pleaded guilty to theft of over $100,000 in government 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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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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