Tag: Election

Elections and a Federal Employee Pay Raise

November 8, 2020 7:19 AM , Updated November 12, 2020 6:56 PM
Elections and a Federal Employee Pay Raise

How will recent elections and political discord impact the 2021 federal employee pay raise?

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Federal Employees Generally Free to Display Campaign Related Items After Election Day

November 4, 2020 3:01 PM

OSC has issued an advisory opinion outlining what federal employees can and cannot do under the Hatch Act after Election Day.

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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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Election 2020: Where Do Trump and Biden Stand on Social Security?

October 13, 2020 3:51 PM
Election 2020: Where Do Trump and Biden Stand on Social Security?

The author says that neither presidential candidate appears to have a solid plan to address looming problems with Social Security.

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FedSmith Readers Give Slight Edge to Trump Heading Into Election

October 12, 2020 8:21 AM
FedSmith Readers Give Slight Edge to Trump Heading Into Election

It was close, but a majority of FedSmith readers said they plan to vote for President Trump in our latest survey.

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Feds Cleared to Investigate When it Suspects Election Fraud Involving USPS, Defense Employees

October 8, 2020 11:12 AM

The Justice Department has paved the way for prosecutors to investigate suspected election fraud involving USPS and defense employees, reversing a longstanding policy put in place to avoid affecting the outcome of the election.

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Are Federal Employees Allowed Time Off to Vote?

September 29, 2020 4:40 PM
Are Federal Employees Allowed Time Off to Vote?

Can federal employees get time off to vote? OPM has addressed this question with guidance for the upcoming election.

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Trump or Biden: Who Will Receive Your Vote?

September 29, 2020 2:23 PM , Updated October 12, 2020 9:10 AM

Who are federal employees planning to support in the upcoming election? Share your feedback in our latest survey.

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Volatility, Elections and the TSP

September 29, 2020 7:15 AM , Updated October 1, 2020 2:54 PM
Volatility, Elections and the TSP

Elections in November and underlying social unrest that is already upon us may lead to significant volatility in the TSP’s stock funds. How will you react?

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6 States Sue Postal Service Alleging Changes Have Harmed Ability to Conduct ‘Free and Fair Elections’

August 21, 2020 3:31 PM

Six states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit Friday against Postmaster General Louis DeJoy alleging new "unlawful" mail policy changes have affected their ability to conduct "free and fair elections."

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