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White House Proposals For Civil Service Reform: What They Missed

By on February 21, 2018 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
White House Proposals For Civil Service Reform: What They Missed

The White House’s 2019 budget blueprint offered many proposals for civil service reform. The author provides an analysis of which ones he says missed the mark.

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White House Proposals For Civil Service Reform: What They Got Right

By on February 15, 2018 in Human Resources, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
White House Proposals For Civil Service Reform: What They Got Right

The White House’s 2019 budget blueprint offered many proposals for civil service reform. The author provides an analysis of which ones he says are correct.

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Postal Reform Needed to Avoid a ‘Taxpayer Funded Bailout’

By on February 13, 2018 in Agency News, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Postal Reform Needed to Avoid a ‘Taxpayer Funded Bailout’

The White House’s 2019 budget proposal addresses the ailing financial condition of the Postal Service, saying that reforms are necessary going forward.

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The Rumor was True: FY 2019 Budget Proposes Pay Freeze

By on February 12, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
The Rumor was True: FY 2019 Budget Proposes Pay Freeze

Rumors that surfaced last year about a pay freeze in the White House’s budget proposal turned out to be true.

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Substantial Cuts to Federal Employee Benefits Proposed in FY 2019 Budget

By on February 12, 2018 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Substantial Cuts to Federal Employee Benefits Proposed in FY 2019 Budget

As anticipated, the FY 2019 budget proposal from the White House outlines proposed benefits changes for federal employees. Here is a summary.

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Changes for Federal Employees Coming to the Workplace

By on February 9, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Changes for Federal Employees Coming to the Workplace

The Trump administration’s new budget proposal is reportedly going to propose changes to performance rating systems and within-grade increases for federal employees. Here is a list of other possible proposals as well.

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Congress Passes Bill in Vote to End Brief Overnight Shutdown

By on February 9, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Congress Passes Bill in Vote to End Brief Overnight Shutdown

A brief government shutdown ensued overnight, but quickly came to an end after Congress reached an agreement early this morning.

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Shutdown: It Ain’t Over When its Over

By on January 22, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Shutdown: It Ain’t Over When its Over

The partial government shutdown appears it will be short lived, but the author says it is likely to have some long-term, lasting effects.

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Why Do We Care That Congress Does Not Pass Appropriations Bills On Time?

By on January 11, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Why Do We Care That Congress Does Not Pass Appropriations Bills On Time?

Government now frequently operates without a formal budget. The author outlines some of the problems this can create.

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Federal Employees, Government Shutdown and Celebrating Christmas

By on December 13, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Federal Employees, Government Shutdown and Celebrating Christmas

Are federal employees going to have an extra paid day off at Christmas? It is unlikely unless it is due to a government shutdown.

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