Tag: Coronavirus

Nearly 3,500 Federal Employees Will Receive Compensation for Contracting COVID-19 at Work

November 21, 2020 1:26 PM

Nearly 3,500 federal workers will receive injury compensation benefits from the US government after they contracted COVID-19 at work, the Department of Labor announced Friday.

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Five Agencies Have Started Telling Federal Employees They Could Get COVID Vaccine In As Little As 8 Weeks

November 21, 2020 7:18 AM

Essential federal workers would be among the first group of Americans to get inoculated against the coronavirus after the nation’s health-care workers, and five agencies have been telling their employees they could receive the upcoming vaccines in as little as 8 weeks.

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COVID-19 Weighs on Postal Service’s FY 2020 Finances

November 13, 2020 3:40 PM
COVID-19 Weighs on Postal Service’s FY 2020 Finances

The Postal Service reported a net loss of over $9 billion in FY 2020 amid economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Is It Time to Tax Telework?

November 12, 2020 1:31 PM
Is It Time to Tax Telework?

Telework has grown sharply during the pandemic, and a tax on remote workers has been pitched as a way to level the workforce playing field.

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A Surprising TSP Fund Leading in 2020

November 1, 2020 12:14 PM
A Surprising TSP Fund Leading in 2020

One TSP stock fund has showed strength in an unusual year and one surprising TSP fund leads all others so far in 2020.

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Is Telework a Viable Long-Term Option?

October 7, 2020 11:49 AM , Updated October 30, 2020 9:11 AM
Is Telework a Viable Long-Term Option?

2020 saw an unprecedented boom in telework thanks to the coronavirus, but is it a realistic long-term option for the federal workforce? Here’s your chance to weigh in.

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Legislation Would Allow All Federal Employees to Carry Over Unused Leave

October 2, 2020 1:04 PM
Legislation Would Allow All Federal Employees to Carry Over Unused Leave

A new bill would let federal employees roll over greater amounts of unused annual leave during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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What Really Makes a TSP Millionaire

September 10, 2020 2:18 PM

The coronavirus caused the number of TSP millionaires to drop, but as the author explains, you have to stay focused on your long-term goals.

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FEVS Coming September 14

September 9, 2020 5:42 PM
FEVS Coming September 14

After some delays, the 2020 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey finally has a set launch date.

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Is This the End of Face to Face Bargaining?

September 4, 2020 9:38 AM , Updated October 8, 2020 1:25 PM
Is This the End of Face to Face Bargaining?

Will COVID-19 force the way traditional collective bargaining has been conducted to change?

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