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VA Streamlined Discipline Authority Reined in by Court

By on April 2, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
VA Streamlined Discipline Authority Reined in by Court

The law giving VA streamlined disciplinary authority was applied to employee misconduct that occurred before the effective date. See how the appeals court has ruled.

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FEVS Delayed Due to Coronavirus

By on April 1, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
FEVS Delayed Due to Coronavirus

The 2020 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey will be delayed due to the coronavirus.

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Obtaining and Maintaining Your Security Clearance Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic

By on April 1, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Obtaining and Maintaining Your Security Clearance Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic

The author discusses the impact the coronavirus could have on the security clearance process.

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Which TSP Funds Are Up for the Year and Past 12 Months?

By on April 1, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Which TSP Funds Are Up for the Year and Past 12 Months?

Which TSP Funds have a positive return for the year-to-date and for the past 12 months?

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What Should I Do With My TSP?

By on March 31, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
What Should I Do With My TSP?

One financial advisor shares some suggestions for federal employees regarding their TSP accounts in response to the recent market volatility.

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IRS Provides Update About Coronavirus Stimulus Payments

By on March 31, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments
IRS Provides Update About Coronavirus Stimulus Payments

The IRS has provided information about when and how individuals will receive their coronavirus stimulus payments.

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Options for Teleworking Federal Employees with Caregiving Needs

By on March 31, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Options for Teleworking Federal Employees with Caregiving Needs

OPM has provided options for agencies to assist teleworking federal employees who also have caregiving responsibilities.

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Government Sued Over Federal Employees Exposed to Coronavirus

By on March 30, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Government Sued Over Federal Employees Exposed to Coronavirus

A class action lawsuit has been filed against the government on behalf of federal employees who may have been exposed to the coronavirus.

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IRS Orders Office Evacuation, Affecting Most Agency Employees

on March 30, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The IRS issued a nearly blanket evacuation order to its workforce beginning today, the latest in a series of steps to shrink the number of on-site employees due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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10 Common Mistakes Made in a Federal Disability Retirement Application

By on March 30, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
10 Common Mistakes Made in a Federal Disability Retirement Application

These are some mistakes the author says that federal employees commonly make when applying for Federal Disability Retirement.

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