The political environment has changed dramatically for federal employees as unions speak out on their behalf. Most aren’t aware of the changes but they will be impacted by these changes.
Animal rights, accommodating disabled passengers, and travel regulations can all meld together into a strange mixture. Here is an example of some unusual regs.
The attrition rate at VBA for certain employees is about 17 percent. GAO recommends collecting data and analyzing why this is occurring.
The average American is getting heavier. The FAA won’t let planes fly if there is too much weight on board. The result will probably be fewer of us can get on a plane at one time.
The three stocks funds of the TSP are up substantially in April.
Most respondents believe the FERS system is at least as good or better than private sector retirement programs but there are a number of aspects about FERS they don’t like.
The TSP stock fund will show a positive return for April–one of the best months for TSP stock investors in a long time.
The federal HR system is broken says GAO and supports changes, including pay-for-performance and pay banding if key elements are in place to support these new systems.
Federal job vacancies have a lot of potential but currently a wasted potential. The MSPB has recommendations to OPM and HR directors on how to improve them.
Privatizing the military housing program has resulted in more and better housing for military personnel and their families