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Finding A Federal Employee’s Salary

By on July 7, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Finding A Federal Employee’s Salary

The database of individual federal employee salaries has recently been updated with the latest available data. Here are tips on using this database.

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Best June Since 1938: TSP Stock Funds Surge

By on July 1, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Best June Since 1938: TSP Stock Funds Surge

Which TSP fund has returned 18.53% so far in 2019? Which one has returned 19.48% in 2019?

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Maloney Continues Push to Give Paid Family Leave to Federal Employees

By on June 28, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Maloney Continues Push to Give Paid Family Leave to Federal Employees

A renewed effort to give federal employees paid family leave has emerged in the House, this time as part of a larger military spending bill.

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Changes Coming to TSP Funds

By on June 27, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Changes Coming to TSP Funds

The structure of TSP funds is changing in 2020. Here is a summary.

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House Passes Bill Authorizing a Pay Raise in 2020

By on June 26, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
House Passes Bill Authorizing a Pay Raise in 2020

The House has passed a spending bill authorizing a pay raise for federal employees in 2020.

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House Advances Spending Package with Back Pay for Low Wage Contractor Employees

By on June 26, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
House Advances Spending Package with Back Pay for Low Wage Contractor Employees

The House approved a spending package that includes back pay for low wage federal contractor employees.

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Feds Ask For Shutdown Paycheck Lawsuit to Be Dismissed

on June 18, 2019 in Court Cases, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

The U.S. Government has filed a motion in U.S. Claims Court to dismiss a collective action lawsuit brought against them by federal employees who worked during the nearly monthlong shutdown without being paid on their scheduled pay dates.

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Unbiased Survivor Annuity vs. Life Insurance

By on June 18, 2019 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Unbiased Survivor Annuity vs. Life Insurance

What are the key differences between survivor annuities and life insurance? The author provides an explanation.

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More Details Revealed About Changes Coming to the TSP

By on June 12, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
More Details Revealed About Changes Coming to the TSP

A proposed rule published in the Federal Register outlines changes coming to the TSP under the TSP Modernization Act.

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2020 Pay Raise Takes Another Small Step Forward

By on June 12, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
2020 Pay Raise Takes Another Small Step Forward

Legislation containing a 2020 pay raise has taken another incremental step forward in the House of Representatives.

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