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Trump Donates His First Quarter Salary to VA

By on May 18, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The White House announced that President Trump has donated his first quarter salary to the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Trump Forms Task Force to Avoid a ‘Taxpayer Funded Bailout’ of the Postal Service

By on April 13, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Trump Forms Task Force to Avoid a ‘Taxpayer Funded Bailout’ of the Postal Service

President Trump signed an executive order to establish a task force to study the ailing finances of the Postal Service and make suggestions for reforms.

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Bill Banning Painted Portraits of Federal Officials Signed into Law

By on March 28, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Bill Banning Painted Portraits of Federal Officials Signed into Law

Agencies have spent between $19,000 and $50,000 apiece to have portraits painted for display. President Trump has signed into law a bill banning future taxpayer funding of these portraits.

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Legislation Would Ban Federal Employees from Staying at Trump Properties

By on March 16, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Ban Federal Employees from Staying at Trump Properties

Recently introduced legislation would bar agencies from paying for federal employees to spend money at properties owned by President Trump or his family.

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OSC Issues Updated Hatch Act Guidance for 2020 Election

By on March 6, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OSC Issues Updated Hatch Act Guidance for 2020 Election

The Office of Special Counsel issued updated Hatch Act guidelines for federal employees after President Trump declared his candidacy for reelection in 2020.

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How Do Federal Employees Rate President Trump in His First Year?

By on February 20, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
How Do Federal Employees Rate President Trump in His First Year?

How do federal employees and retirees rate President Trump’s performance after his first year? How does his rating compare to President Obama at the same point?

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More Firings May Not Lead To Better Results

By on February 7, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
More Firings May Not Lead To Better Results

The author says that making it easier to fire federal employees is an emotionally charged issue that is only one aspect of addressing accountability problems.

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How Do You Rate President Trump’s Performance After His First Year?

By on January 31, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
How Do You Rate President Trump’s Performance After His First Year?

How do you rate President Trump’s performance after the first year?

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Trump Calls for Making it Easier to Fire Federal Employees in SOTU

By on January 31, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

President Trump called for making it easier to fire federal employees for non-performance in his State of the Union address.

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Legislation Aims to Reestablish Labor Relations Council

By on January 30, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Legislation Aims to Reestablish Labor Relations Council

Legislation has been introduced in Congress to revive a national council on labor-management relations. Given the history, it is unlikely to go anywhere.

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