American Splendor

February 15, 2004 12:00 AM

A movie review about a documentary of a federal employee working for the VA in Cleveland, OH

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Stocks (and Your TSP) Soaring Again

February 12, 2004 12:00 AM

The stock market is up again. How can an investor prevent his investment from fluctuating?

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Employee's Appeal of Contracting Decision Dismissed

February 11, 2004 12:00 AM

GAO has dismissed an appeal of a federal employee on contracting out of work but notes that the issue is on procedural grounds and not a substantive ruling on the standing of a federal employee to file such an appeal.

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Pay, Politics and Payback: An Evolving Civil Service

February 10, 2004 12:00 AM

The civil service system is evolving. Federal employees are part of a political system and their representatives are taking strong political positions – whether most employees in the civil service know or care about the consequences.

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New Labor Relations Program for DoD Unveiled

February 8, 2004 12:00 AM

The Dept of Defense is moving out to implement a new labor relations structure reflecting the most significant changes to the LR program since 1978.

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President Proposes 1.5% Pay Raise for Feds in 2005

February 2, 2004 12:00 AM

The Administration is proposing a 1.5% pay raise for federal employees in 2005

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S Fund Tops Other TSP Funds Again in January

February 2, 2004 12:00 AM

TSP funds continued their upward momentum in January, especially the stock funds.

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Kerry Leads Bush in Latest Poll

February 1, 2004 12:00 AM

In the latest FedSmith.com poll, federal employees showed a preference for John Kerry over George Bush.

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3.5 Percent Military Pay Raise in 2005–What About Civilians?

February 1, 2004 12:00 AM

The President has proposed a 3.5% pay raise for the military for 2005. The civilian pay process will be more complex than usual this year.

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Flying first class at AID

January 30, 2004 12:00 AM

Senior AID officials, including the IG, flew business class at taxpayer expense when not allowed by agency regulations.

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