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0.6% Decrease in Federal Employment in 2017

By on January 17, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
0.6% Decrease in Federal Employment in 2017

How have federal employment numbers fared under the first year of the Trump administration? Recent BLS data show a small net decline as of the end of 2017.

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Executive Order Directs Agencies to Expand Mental Health Resources for Veterans

By on January 10, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Executive Order Directs Agencies to Expand Mental Health Resources for Veterans

President Trump has signed an executive order to expand mental health resources for veterans transitioning from active duty to civilian life.

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Year in Review: 2017 and Its Impact on Federal Employees

By on December 31, 2017 in Human Resources, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Year in Review: 2017 and Its Impact on Federal Employees

What were the most popular topics for federal employees in 2017? As a whole, this group is downbeat and concerned about possible changes to pay and benefits.

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How the Trump Era is Changing the Federal Bureaucracy

on December 31, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
After rumors of a possible pay freeze in 2019, the White House is warning federal agencies to prepare for further budget cuts.

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Lawmakers Pushing Pay Parity for Federal Employees

By on December 5, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Pushing Pay Parity for Federal Employees

A group of House lawmakers have asked President Trump to increase the 2018 federal employee pay raise to match the military’s pay raise.

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Federal Employees Should Prepare for New Mandatory Opioid Drug Testing

By on October 2, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Federal Employees Should Prepare for New Mandatory Opioid Drug Testing

New mandatory drug testing guidelines went into effect at the start of October to test for opioids that will affect a significant number of federal employees.

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Trump Revokes EO Creating Federal Labor Councils

By on September 30, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Trump Revokes EO Creating Federal Labor Councils

Elections have consequences. President Trump has issued an Executive Order revoking federal labor-management relations councils.

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Debating the Role of Federal Employees

By on September 20, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Debating the Role of Federal Employees

Various groups are seeking loyalty of the federal workforce. Is there an internal “permanent state” in government? A former administration official says it exists, is dangerous and threatens our democracy.

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President Proposes 1.9% Average 2018 Federal Employee Raise

By on August 31, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
President Proposes 1.9% Average 2018 Federal Employee Raise

President Trump has issued a letter announcing the alternative federal pay raise for 2018 will average 1.9%.

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State Department Employee Shares a Hidden Message for Trump in His Resignation Letter

By on August 23, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

A federal employee with the State Department has given his resignation to President Trump along with a hidden message embedded in the letter.

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