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Ex-GSA Official Had Sex With White House Staffer on Agency Rooftop

on August 22, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments

An Inspector General's report says that a former associate administrator at the General Services Administration had sex with a White House staffer in his government office and on the roof of the agency's northwest D.C. headquarters.

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2020 Per Diem Rates Released

By on August 9, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
2020 Per Diem Rates Released

The FY 2020 per diem rates are now available.

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Defense Spending Bill Passes House with Provisions for Federal Employees

By on July 12, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Defense Spending Bill Passes House with Provisions for Federal Employees

The House passed a defense spending bill that contains some provisions that would impact federal employees.

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Dismantling the Argument for Dismantling OPM

By on May 27, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Dismantling the Argument for Dismantling OPM

A former OPM director offered her views on the proposal to reorganize the agency. The author analyzes her remarks.

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Congress Should Act On OPM, But Maybe Not For the Reason You Think

By on April 6, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Congress Should Act On OPM, But Maybe Not For the Reason You Think

Although the proposed reorganization of OPM is not likely to happen, the author says that dropping the proposal entirely may not be the best outcome.

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House Dems Ask to Block Funding for OPM Reorganization

By on April 5, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Dems Ask to Block Funding for OPM Reorganization

A group of House Democrats have asked to block funding for the Trump administration’s proposal to reorganize OPM.

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Benefits Cuts Resurface in 2020 Budget Proposal

By on March 11, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Benefits Cuts Resurface in 2020 Budget Proposal

Although not directly mentioned, some of the same cuts to federal employees’ benefits appeared in the 2020 budget proposal.

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GSA Increases Mileage Rates for 2019

By on February 5, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
GSA Increases Mileage Rates for 2019

Federal employees who use their personal vehicles for work will be pleased to see that mileage reimbursement rates are higher in 2019.

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Senators Still Concerned About Unexpected Tax Bills for Some Federal Employees

By on November 20, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Senators Still Concerned About Unexpected Tax Bills for Some Federal Employees

Two Senators are again pressing the GSA to do more to help some federal employees who could potentially face an unexpected tax bill.

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GSA Releases FY 2019 Per Diem Rates

By on August 14, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
GSA Releases FY 2019 Per Diem Rates

Federal employees who travel for work will see a small increase in their per diem rates for the 2019 fiscal year.

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