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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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Senators Concerned About Unexpected Tax Bills for Some Federal Employees

By on April 25, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Senators Concerned About Unexpected Tax Bills for Some Federal Employees

A change in the new tax law is leaving some federal employees who move for work with unexpected tax bills. Two Senators are asking the GSA to fix the problem.

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Traveling Federal Employees to Get Small Increase in Lodging Rates

By on August 23, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Traveling Federal Employees to Get Small Increase in Lodging Rates

GSA has announced the per diem rates for FY 2018 which go into effect in the fall.

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GSA Lowers Mileage Reimbursement Rates for 2017

By on January 2, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
GSA Lowers Mileage Reimbursement Rates for 2017

Federal employees who use their personal vehicles when traveling for government business will see a slight reduction in the reimbursement rates paid to them this year.

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Traveling Feds to Get Small Increase for Hotel Reimbursements in 2017

By on August 15, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Traveling Feds to Get Small Increase for Hotel Reimbursements in 2017

Federal employees traveling for work will see a slight increase in reimbursement rates for hotel stays under the new FY 2017 per diem rates.

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