According to a recent analysis by federal employment law firm Tully Rinckey PLLC, the Executive Branch is getting better at hiring disabled individuals, but there is still room for improvement.
A Rasmussen survey released this week found that 58% of American adults surveyed believe that federal employees earn more money than private sector workers, and 64% said they believe private sector employees work harder than government employees. What’s your opinion? Share your feedback in our survey.
Congressmen Jeff Miller (R-FL) and Richard Burr (R-NC) have called for VA Chief of Staff John Gingrich to be removed from his position following an Inspector General report outlining excessive spending on recent conferences.
The November elections are almost here, and federal employees may have questions about whether they can be granted time off to vote. OPM has provided some answers.
According to its latest monthly report, the number of retirement claims processed by the Office of Personnel Management processed was the most in a single month so far in 2012.
OPM has announced that the average premium for those covered under the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program will increase by 3.4% in 2013. The increase is lower than last year’s increase of 3.8%.
In a recent survey, we asked prospective retirees how confident they were in their savings and ability to retire. A majority reported being “very confident.”
The House of Representatives approved a $1.047 trillion stopgap spending bill on Thursday to avert a government shutdown. In accordance with a recent directive from President Obama, this means federal employees will have an extended pay freeze if it passes Congress.
As FedSmith.com celebrates its tenth anniversary, co-founder Ian Smith looks back at the company’s history.
Tully Rinckey PLLC announced last week that its founding partner, Mathew Tully, was awarded the Purple Heart on August 20th for wounds he sustained in a suicide bombing attempt while serving in Afghanistan. Mr. Tully is also a frequent author here on FedSmith.com.