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It Looks Like Federal Employees Will Get Paid Parental Leave After All

By on December 13, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
It Looks Like Federal Employees Will Get Paid Parental Leave After All

Despite past failed attempts, it appears that Congress is going to be successful in enacting a paid parental leave policy for federal employees.

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Lawmakers Land ‘Tentative Agreement’ to Include Federal Worker Paid Leave in Final Defense Bill

on December 8, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

It's looking increasingly likely that all federal employees are going to get paid family leave as lawmakers have struck a tentative deal to include paid family leave for all federal workers in a compromise version of the National Defense Authorization Act.

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Deadline Rapidly Approaching for TSP Two-Step Authentication

By on December 5, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Deadline Rapidly Approaching for TSP Two-Step Authentication

Are you ready for the upcoming deadline for two-factor authentication on your TSP account?

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One TSP Fund Up About 28% in 2019

By on December 2, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
One TSP Fund Up About 28% in 2019

November was a good month for stocks. One TSP fund is up 27.61% in 2019.

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Determining Minimum Wages For Federal Employees

By on December 2, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Determining Minimum Wages For Federal Employees

Some state or local governments have minimum wages that are higher than the federal government. OPM explains how to reconcile the differences.

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Rubio Asks Trump to Replace FRTIB Members in Ongoing Battle Over the I Fund

By on November 28, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Rubio Asks Trump to Replace FRTIB Members in Ongoing Battle Over the I Fund

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) has taken his battle over the I Fund to the White House.

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ETAC Urges Senators to Drop Campaign Against I Fund Change

By on November 27, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
ETAC Urges Senators to Drop Campaign Against I Fund Change

Federal employee interest groups are urging Congress to back off of its fight against changing the I Fund.

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FRTIB Responds to Critics Over I Fund Change

By on November 26, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
FRTIB Responds to Critics Over I Fund Change

The FRTIB has issued a public response to critics over its recent decision to change the TSP’s I Fund.

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2020 Pay Raise Update: Still 2.6%?

By on November 23, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
2020 Pay Raise Update: Still 2.6%?

A new continuing resolution has passed preventing a government shutdown for a few weeks. What is the status of a 2020 pay raise?

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Senators Still Fighting TSP I Fund Change

By on November 22, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Senators Still Fighting TSP I Fund Change

Two Senators are still fighting the upcoming change to the TSP’s I Fund despite an announcement that it is moving forward.

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