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Reforming the Federal Bureaucracy

By on December 19, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Reforming the Federal Bureaucracy

A new report highlights problems in running an efficient federal government. Some of its proposed changes would directly impact federal employees’ pay and benefits.

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Panel Discussion Looks at Federal Hiring/Firing Challenges

By on March 28, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Firing a federal employee is a complex process. A recent panel discussion looked at just how cumbersome it is and discussed some possible solutions.

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Changes for Federal Employees Coming to the Workplace

By on February 9, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Changes for Federal Employees Coming to the Workplace

The Trump administration’s new budget proposal is reportedly going to propose changes to performance rating systems and within-grade increases for federal employees. Here is a list of other possible proposals as well.

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Pay Freeze Proposal is a Cry for Help

By on December 19, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Pay Freeze Proposal is a Cry for Help

The author says that determining proper pay for federal employees is more complex than simply proposing a pay freeze.

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A Pay Freeze and Its Impact on Federal Employees

By on December 18, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
A Pay Freeze and Its Impact on Federal Employees

A pay freeze can have a long term financial impact up to and through retirement for a federal employee.

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First Steps in Changing Federal HR

By on April 12, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
First Steps in Changing Federal HR

With a new guidance memo from OMB, federal workers can start to see what new human resources policies will emerge impacting the federal workforce.

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Legislation Reintroduced to Give Federal Employees 6 Weeks of Paid Parental Leave

By on February 13, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Reintroduced to Give Federal Employees 6 Weeks of Paid Parental Leave

Legislation has been reintroduced in the new Congress to give federal employees six weeks of paid parental leave for the birth or adoption of a child.

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The Inaugural Address and Its Impact on Federal Employees

By on January 23, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
The Inaugural Address and Its Impact on Federal Employees

The Inaugural address provides clues as to how the Trump administration may view federal employee pay and benefits.

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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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Worst Case Scenario: Proposed Cuts to Federal Pay and Benefits

Worst Case Scenario: Proposed Cuts to Federal Pay and Benefits

A “Comprehensive Policy Agenda for a New Administration in 2017” proposes changes for the federal workforce that would save about $330 billion by 2026. The proposals envision cuts to federal pay and benefits in a number of ways from changes to retirement, the federal leave program, and removing federal workers. Here is a summary.

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