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How To Quickly Reduce Federal Employee Salaries and Agency Programs

By on January 4, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
How To Quickly Reduce Federal Employee Salaries and Agency Programs

As the public was told in 2008, elections have consequences. The new administration will have different priorities than the Obama administration. One new Congressional rule will allow cutting the workforce or cutting federal employee salaries in specific agencies.

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Tallying Political Donations from Federal Employees and Unions

By on December 21, 2016 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Tallying Political Donations from Federal Employees and Unions

Federal employee unions are generally supportive of Democrats. Federal employees donating in the 2016 election cycle followed suit. Here is a breakdown from agencies with significant donations.

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Policy Change Hinted for Department of Energy in Questionnaire and New Secretary

By on December 15, 2016 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Policy Change Hinted for Department of Energy in Questionnaire and New Secretary

A questionnaire and new Secretary of Energy are creating consternation among federal employees. Change is in the air. What will be the impact on federal workers?

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Federal Employee Unions and Election Consequences

By on December 11, 2016 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Federal Employee Unions and Election Consequences

There have not been dramatic legislative changes in federal human resources and labor relations since 1978. That could change in 2017. Here are some of the more significant proposals for change.

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Senators Ask Obama to Freeze Federal Hiring Until Trump Takes Office

By on December 2, 2016 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Senators Ask Obama to Freeze Federal Hiring Until Trump Takes Office

Two Senators have asked President Obama to freeze federal hiring during the transition between presidential administrations to combat the practice of “burrowing in” by political appointees.

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What Does Change in Political Leadership Mean to Your Retirement?

on November 17, 2016 in Retirement with 0 Comments
While there are never any guarantees when it comes to politics, the author outlines some possible changes on the horizon that can affect one's retirement planning.

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Proposed Changes to Federal HR: From Worst Case to Possible

By on November 16, 2016 in Human Resources, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Proposed Changes to Federal HR: From Worst Case to Possible

Many people expected a Hillary Clinton victory. Changes for federal employee pay and benefits may have been unlikely but now may have a greater chance of success. Here is a summary of possible proposals for change.

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Some Federal Workers in Tears, Panic Over Trump Election

on November 12, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Some EPA employees were in tears; other federal employees were depressed and took time off of work after the news of Donald Trump winning the presidential election. Some others, however, said it's just business as usual for them.

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Meet the New US Senators

on November 10, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Election day left Congress with some changes for 2017. Here are the incoming Senators for next year.

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What Should The Next President Do With OPM?

By on November 10, 2016 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
What Should The Next President Do With OPM?

The author says that a new presidential administration should not assume that OPM as it exists today is the right structure for the future of federal workforce management. He says that the question that needs to be asked is, “What should be done with OPM?”

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