Pay & Benefits

COLA’s, Pay Raises and the Federal Community

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Some federal retirees may get a higher pay raise than active federal employees in 2006.

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No Pay Increase for These Civil Service Employees?

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The agency and the union are starting labor negotiations and the parties are far apart in their initial positions.

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Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board Announces Roll-Out Of Lifecycle Funds

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Effective Aug. 1, TSP participants will have another investment option from which to choose.

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TSP Funds Up During Quarter and Month

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TSP funds have a positive return for the month and most fared well during the second quarter of the year.

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Flexible Spending Account Program Improved For Federal Workers

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OPM said it will give federal workers enrolled in the Federal Flexible Spending Account Program an additional two-and-a-half months to incur claims for the 2005 plan year and use their 2005 account balances – in effect extending the “use-it or lose it” rule by two-and-a-half months.

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Mid-Month TSP Report: Most Stock Funds Show Strong Results

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How are your TSP investments performing so far this month? Most TSP investors will be pleased.

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Maximum Per Diem Allowances For Travel in Foreign Areas Released

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The General Services Administration has posted the maximum per diem allowances for travel in foreign areas on its website for fiscal year 2005.

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What Is The Most Important Benefit To Federal Workers?

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Results of the 2004 Employee Benefits survey reveal that federal employees feel the Thrift Savings Plan is the most important benefit.

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NSPS Reforms Hinge On Meet And Confer

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Congressional committee hearings in April have made it abundantly clear that the potentially revolutionary changes contemplated for the Defense Department’s new human resources system will have to withstand substantive bilateral discussions with union representatives and final Congressional review.

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Readers Respond to Performance Bonus Pay Survey

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What role should performance bonus pay have in the total compentation of federal employees?

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