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Another Pay Freeze Proposed for 2020

By on March 11, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Another Pay Freeze Proposed for 2020

The White House has proposed a pay freeze for federal employees for the second year in a row.

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Make the Most of the New Military Retirement Plan

on February 28, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Military members have a new retirement plan that ensures service members who leave the military before qualifying for a pension can still receive some benefits. To make the most of it, the author says to be sure to focus on the Thrift Savings Plan.

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Fort Hood Shooting Victims’ Lawsuit Is Dismissed

By on January 24, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Fort Hood Shooting Victims’ Lawsuit Is Dismissed

In a major setback for individuals trying to obtain redress for the 2009 Fort Hood attacks, a federal court has dismissed all of the claims filed by victims.

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Trump Establishes New Military Space Command

on December 18, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
President Trump on Tuesday signed off on the military’s first space combatant command, putting it on par with others such as U.S. Cyber Command, and taking a key step toward his proposed Space Force.

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Military Deposits and Your Annuity

By on December 10, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Military Deposits and Your Annuity

How do military deposits affect FERS and CSRS retirement calculations? Here is an overview.

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Apple Launches Discount Program for Veterans and Military

By on December 7, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Apple Launches Discount Program for Veterans and Military

Apple has launched a discount program for active duty military and veterans with discounts on many of its products including iPhone and Apple Watches.

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Most Military Retirees to See Pay Increase in 2019

By on November 8, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Most Military Retirees to See Pay Increase in 2019

Most military retirees will see a pay increase next year thanks to a cost of living adjustment.

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Extension of Defense Department Ban on Transgender Military Service Still On Hold Following Court Decision

By on August 7, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Extension of Defense Department Ban on Transgender Military Service Still On Hold Following Court Decision

The government tried unsuccessfully to convince the district court to throw out a legal challenge to transgender individuals serving in the military.

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Buyout Increase Dropped in Latest Congressional Report

By on July 24, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Buyout Increase Dropped in Latest Congressional Report

Legislation to increase the amount of a buyout from $25,000 to $40,000 received what is likely to amount to a knockout punch this week.

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Federal Circuit Ruling Paves the Way for Additional Paid Military Leave Claims

By on June 26, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Federal Circuit Ruling Paves the Way for Additional Paid Military Leave Claims

A recent ruling paves the way for some federal employees who served in the military to receive additional paid leave.

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