Some readers expressed disbelief at the average federal salary figures in a recent FedSmith.com article. Here is more information on federal salaries.
Some federal retirees may get a higher pay raise than active federal employees in 2006.
The agency and the union are starting labor negotiations and the parties are far apart in their initial positions.
Effective Aug. 1, TSP participants will have another investment option from which to choose.
TSP funds have a positive return for the month and most fared well during the second quarter of the year.
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.
How are your TSP investments performing so far this month? Most TSP investors will be pleased.
The General Services Administration has posted the maximum per diem allowances for travel in foreign areas on its website for fiscal year 2005.
Results of the 2004 Employee Benefits survey reveal that federal employees feel the Thrift Savings Plan is the most important benefit.
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.