Postal Worker Stole More than 6000 Greeting Cards

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Under a plea deal, a Postal Service worker admitted to stealing more than 6,000 greeting cards filled with cash and checks.

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Border Patrol Agent Arrested–Suspected in Killing 4 Women

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A Border Patrol agent suspected of killing four women was arrested after a fifth woman managed to escape from him and notify authorities.

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Largest COLA Increase Since 2012?

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Largest COLA Increase Since 2012?

The COLA payments starting in January 2019 will probably include the largest increase since 2012.

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OPM Reminds Federal Employees About HR Flexibilities

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OPM Reminds Federal Employees About HR Flexibilities

As hurricane seasons begins to reach its peak, OPM reminds federal employees of several HR flexibilities agencies can offer in emergency situations.

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Shutdown Threat Delayed Until After Midterm Elections

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House and Senate lawmakers reached a deal Thursday delaying until after December 7 the potential for a partial government shutdown over funding for a border wall.

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“Climate Choice” and Your TSP Investments

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“Climate Choice” and Your TSP Investments

An Oregon Senator wants to give federal employees a new TSP investment option as a way of fighting climate change.

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Federal Pay – Primum Non Nocere

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Federal Pay – Primum Non Nocere

When it comes to considering a pay raise for federal employees next year, the author says that he believes the best approach is to “first, do no harm.”

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Growing Bipartisan Opposition to the Proposed Pay Freeze

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Growing Bipartisan Opposition to the Proposed Pay Freeze

A growing number of lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle are urging President Trump to reconsider the proposed 2019 pay freeze.

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FLRA Closing Dallas Regional Office

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FLRA Closing Dallas Regional Office

The FLRA has announced it is closing its regional office in Dallas.

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IRS Wants to Help (Seriously)

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IRS Wants to Help (Seriously)

The tax law has changed and readers may be having too much or too little withheld. The IRS wants to help.

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