A report from the Inspector General of the USDA finds numerous instances of government charge card abuse by employees.
Comtroller General David Walker answers post-hearing questions regarding his Congressional testimony on proposed changes to the DoD human resources system.
TSP stock funds are up again in June.
The federal hiring process has numerous problems. OPM is taking action to try and fix these problems. GAO has recommendations for making it more efficient as the number of government hires is expected to continue increasing.
The new TSP system went online this week. Investors who used the site are generally not happy with the results.
A recent Fedsmith.com poll showed most readers support Democratic candidates. Results are considerably different than nationwide polls showing strong support for the President.
Agencies have greater authority to offer early-outs to employees under a new interim regulation issued by OPM.
TSP investors can now access their accounts through the Internet with faster processing time and daily updates to their accounts.
Most Fedsmith.com readers oppose the civil service changes proposed for the Department of Defense. At least some readers oppose the change with an incomplete understanding of these changes. Readers also expressed a strong distrust of managers and political leaders in government.
OPM has issued new regulations giving agencies more human resources authority. OPM is seeking comments on the interim regulations.