Are You Entitled to Weather and Safety Leave if you Telework?

By on November 8, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Are You Entitled to Weather and Safety Leave if you Telework?

OPM has addressed some common questions federal employees may have regarding weather and safety leave.

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Federal Employees Weigh in on Pay, Shutdown in 2019 FEVS Results

By on November 7, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Federal Employees Weigh in on Pay, Shutdown in 2019 FEVS Results

The 2019 FEVS results are in and offer a glimpse into how federal employees feel about their jobs and pay.

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Another Bill Introduced to Try to Stop TSP Investments in China

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Another Bill Introduced to Try to Stop TSP Investments in China

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) is stepping up his efforts to try to stop changes to the TSP’s I Fund.

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It’s the Lying Under Oath That Always Gets You

By on November 7, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
It’s the Lying Under Oath That Always Gets You

A DHS law enforcement officer, removed for her lack of candor in several agency inquiries, failed to win her job back in arbitration so she took her case to court.

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Despite Recent Controversy, Consulting Firm Recommends TSP Stay the Course on I Fund Change

By on November 6, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Despite Recent Controversy, Consulting Firm Recommends TSP Stay the Course on I Fund Change

Despite some controversy, a consulting firm is reaffirming its recommendation that the TSP switch the benchmark index for the I Fund.

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2020 TSP Contribution Limits Announced

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2020 TSP Contribution Limits Announced

The IRS has announced the 2020 contribution limits for the TSP and IRAs.

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277 Cases Awaiting General Counsel Confirmation

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277 Cases Awaiting General Counsel Confirmation

Unfair labor practices are stalled without a General Counsel at the FLRA.

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OPM’s Retirement Backlog Reverses Course in October

By on November 5, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
OPM’s Retirement Backlog Reverses Course in October

Despite a small decline in September, OPM’s retirement backlog did a full reversal in October.

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TSP Says Two Factor Authentication Becoming Mandatory Next Month

By on November 5, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
TSP Says Two Factor Authentication Becoming Mandatory Next Month

The TSP is making two factor authentication mandatory for plan participation to access their accounts starting in December.

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What Impact Does the High-3 Have on Your FERS Annuity?

By on November 5, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
What Impact Does the High-3 Have on Your FERS Annuity?

Do you know how to estimate your high-3 for calculating your FERS annuity? This tool can help.

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