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VA Will Now Allow Religious Symbols in its Facilities

By on July 5, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
VA Will Now Allow Religious Symbols in its Facilities

The VA announced that it will allow religious displays in its facilities “to protect religious liberty for Veterans and families while ensuring inclusivity and nondiscrimination.”

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Merry Christmas from FedSmith!

By on December 25, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Merry Christmas from FedSmith!

As we celebrate the Christmas season, we wanted to take a moment to give thanks to all of you who make FedSmith possible.

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‘Twas the Shutdown Before Christmas

By on December 22, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
‘Twas the Shutdown Before Christmas

A partial government shutdown is now officially underway. Here are some important things to know regarding pay and agency closures.

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Legislation Introduced to Guarantee Pay to Federal Employees in Case of a Shutdown

By on December 20, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced to Guarantee Pay to Federal Employees in Case of a Shutdown

Legislation has been introduced in the House to guarantee back pay to federal employees who would be furloughed in the event of a shutdown.

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Trump Gives Federal Employees Extra Holiday on Christmas Eve

By on December 19, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Trump Gives Federal Employees Extra Holiday on Christmas Eve

President Trump has issued an Executive Order giving most federal employees an extra holiday on December 24, 2018. Merry Christmas!

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A Shutdown Could Cancel Some Federal Employees’ Vacation Plans

By on December 18, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
A Shutdown Could Cancel Some Federal Employees’ Vacation Plans

A partial government shutdown over Christmas could throw a wrench into some federal employees’ vacation plans.

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How Pay and Retirement Benefits are Impacted by a Partial Shutdown

By on December 16, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
How Pay and Retirement Benefits are Impacted by a Partial Shutdown

How would a partial government shutdown impact the pay of current and retired federal employees?

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Chance of an Extra Holiday at Christmas for Federal Employees?

By on November 27, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Chance of an Extra Holiday at Christmas for Federal Employees?

Are federal employees likely to receive an extra day off on Christmas Eve which falls on a Monday in 2018?

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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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Top Christmas Deals for Federal Employees

By on December 6, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Top Christmas Deals for Federal Employees

Federal employees have a number of discounts available to them to help with their Christmas shopping. These are a few examples.

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