Tag: Proposed Legislation

Is It Time to Move Federal Agencies Out of Washington?

By on April 21, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Is It Time to Move Federal Agencies Out of Washington?

Legislation has been introduced in Congress to explore the possibility of moving federal agencies out of Washington, DC.

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How Can You Monitor Legislation That Affects Your Federal Career?

By on April 12, 2017 in Leadership with 0 Comments
How Can You Monitor Legislation That Affects Your Federal Career?

What’s the best way to keep up with legislation that can impact your pay and benefits? The author provides a suggestion.

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Legislation Would Expand TSP Withdrawal Options

By on April 6, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Expand TSP Withdrawal Options

Recently introduced legislation would change withdrawal rules to give federal employees more options when taking funds out of their TSP accounts.

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House Wants Third Parties to Validate EPA Regs

By on March 30, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Wants Third Parties to Validate EPA Regs

Legislation that recently passed the House would require the EPA to base any regulations it makes on publicly available information.

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Legislation Would Ban Bonuses for Some Federal Employees

By on March 23, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Ban Bonuses for Some Federal Employees

Recently introduced legislation would prohibit federal agencies from paying bonuses to federal employees who commit serious infractions under their agency’s code of conduct.

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Legislation Aims to Make VA 100% Smoke-Free

By on March 22, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Legislation Aims to Make VA 100% Smoke-Free

New legislation would make all Veterans Health Administration facilities completely smoke free.

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Should Many Federal Jobs Be Moved Out of Washington?

By on March 22, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Should Many Federal Jobs Be Moved Out of Washington?

Will federal jobs and agencies be moving out of Washington, DC? Here is an example of one agency considering moving some jobs to Alabama.

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Legislation Would Provide Pay Parity for Wage Grade Federal Employees

By on March 20, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Provide Pay Parity for Wage Grade Federal Employees

Recently introduced legislation aims to provide pay parity between any raises given to General Schedule and Wage Grade federal employees.

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House Passes Legislation to Streamline VA’s Hiring Procedures

By on March 17, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Passes Legislation to Streamline VA’s Hiring Procedures

The House has passed legislation designed to improve the VA’s ability to hire and retain quality federal employees.

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House Passes Legislation Making It Easier to Fire VA Employees

By on March 17, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Passes Legislation Making It Easier to Fire VA Employees

The House passed legislation that would make it easier to fire VA employees for misconduct or poor performance as well as allow the agency Secretary to reduce employee pensions under certain conditions.

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