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3 Reasons Why Agencies Should Not Settle Cases

By on September 19, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
3 Reasons Why Agencies Should Not Settle Cases

Settlement agreements can make sense for agencies, but they can also create problems. Here are three reasons why they can be bad.

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Appeals Court Slaps Down Secret Service For Playing Games in Responding to FOIA Responses

By on September 18, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Appeals Court Slaps Down Secret Service For Playing Games in Responding to FOIA Responses

The appeals court has said “enough” with the tactics followed by Secret Service in failing to follow FOIA requirements.

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FLRA Boston Closure Announcement Coming in November

By on September 18, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
FLRA Boston Closure Announcement Coming in November

The Federal Register notice of closing the Boston Regional Office of the FLRA is expected in November.

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Reforming Government Bill Introduced

By on September 17, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Reforming Government Bill Introduced

A bill to allow quicker passage of plans to reorganize government has been introduced in the House as a companion to one in the Senate.

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5 Reasons Settlement Agreements Can Be A Good Idea

By on September 17, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
5 Reasons Settlement Agreements Can Be A Good Idea

Why would an agency consider entering into a settlement agreement? The author lists five reasons when they would make sense.

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Largest COLA Increase Since 2012?

By on September 14, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Largest COLA Increase Since 2012?

The COLA payments starting in January 2019 will probably include the largest increase since 2012.

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OPM Reminds Federal Employees About HR Flexibilities

By on September 14, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Reminds Federal Employees About HR Flexibilities

As hurricane seasons begins to reach its peak, OPM reminds federal employees of several HR flexibilities agencies can offer in emergency situations.

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