Pay & Benefits

“Climate Choice” and Your TSP Investments

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“Climate Choice” and Your TSP Investments

An Oregon Senator wants to give federal employees a new TSP investment option as a way of fighting climate change.

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Federal Pay – Primum Non Nocere

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Federal Pay – Primum Non Nocere

When it comes to considering a pay raise for federal employees next year, the author says that he believes the best approach is to “first, do no harm.”

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Growing Bipartisan Opposition to the Proposed Pay Freeze

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Growing Bipartisan Opposition to the Proposed Pay Freeze

A growing number of lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle are urging President Trump to reconsider the proposed 2019 pay freeze.

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Federal Pay Isn’t Driving Deficits

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The pay freeze issue is coming to a head when Congress decides whether to incorporate a 1.9 percent boost to federal employee pay next year.

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New Law Will Give Some VA Federal Employees Additional Paid Leave

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New Law Will Give Some VA Federal Employees Additional Paid Leave

A new law will provide disabled veterans in medical positions at the VA with additional paid leave to seek medical treatment.

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Lawmakers Express Opposition to the Pay Freeze

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Lawmakers Express Opposition to the Pay Freeze

Several lawmakers have expressed their opposition to the proposed 2019 pay freeze and are working to implement a pay raise instead.

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How has the VA Improvement and Modernization Act Changed the Appeals Process?

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How has the VA Improvement and Modernization Act Changed the Appeals Process?

How has the VA disability appeals process changed since reform legislation was passed in 2017?

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Federal Employee Pay Raises and Inflation

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Federal Employee Pay Raises and Inflation

How do annual federal employee pay increases compare with the annual inflation rate? Here is a chart showing 23 years of data.

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Federal Benefits Open Season Coming This Fall

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Federal Benefits Open Season Coming This Fall

The annual open season for selecting your 2019 federal benefits will take place this fall. This is some important initial information for you to know.

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Which TSP Fund is on Top in 2018?

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Which TSP Fund is on Top in 2018?

Which TSP fund has a return of more than 23% in the last 12 months? Which fund has the lowest return? Here is a summary.

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