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OPM Issues Leave Guidance for Extra Christmas Holiday

December 18, 2019 2:11 PM , Updated December 21, 2019 7:02 AM

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

December 18, 2019 5:54 AM , Updated December 22, 2019 7:50 AM

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

December 3, 2019 8:18 AM , Updated December 16, 2019 2:39 PM

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

July 5, 2019 6:21 AM , Updated July 17, 2019 8:30 AM

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!

December 25, 2018 2:05 PM

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

December 22, 2018 9:21 AM
‘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

December 20, 2018 9:25 PM , Updated January 11, 2019 7:50 AM

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

December 19, 2018 7:52 AM , Updated December 22, 2018 6:46 PM

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

December 18, 2018 10:39 AM , Updated December 27, 2018 9:27 AM
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

December 16, 2018 10:49 AM , Updated January 11, 2019 7:50 AM
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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