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Kansas Mailman Credited with Saving Christmas for Local Families

By on December 23, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Kansas Mailman Credited with Saving Christmas for Local Families

A Kansas mail carrier took quick action to save Christmas gifts bound for local families after his truck caught on fire.

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OPM Issues Leave Guidance for Extra Christmas Holiday

By on December 18, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Issues Leave Guidance for Extra Christmas Holiday

OPM has issued leave guidance for the extra holiday at Christmas this year.

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Trump Gives Federal Employees Extra Day Off for Christmas

By on December 18, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Trump Gives Federal Employees Extra Day Off for Christmas

President Trump has issued an Executive Order giving most federal employees an extra day off on Christmas Eve this year.

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When Christmas is On Wednesday: Not Promising for Extra Holiday

By on December 3, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
When Christmas is On Wednesday: Not Promising for Extra Holiday

It is possible federal employees will be given an extra day off for Christmas this year but not likely based on past experience.

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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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