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Federal Employees’ Favorite Topics in 2019

By on January 16, 2020 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Federal Employees’ Favorite Topics in 2019

Which topics were of the most interest to federal employees in 2019? Here is the top 20 list of the most popular FedSmith articles last year.

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2019 Was a Big Year for Federal Employees

By on December 31, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
2019 Was a Big Year for Federal Employees

2019 was an eventful year for federal employees. These are some of the highlights.

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Legislation Reintroduced to Prevent Government Shutdowns

By on December 11, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Another bill has been introduced to end government shutdowns and help the federal employees who suffer from the effects.

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U.S. Asks to Toss Case Over Work During Shutdown

on December 6, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments

The government has asked a federal court to dismiss a suit against its policies of keeping some federal employees at work without pay when an agency has no authority to spend money.

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No Government Shutdown, For Now

on November 21, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments

President Trump has signed a temporary spending bill to fund federal agencies until December 20, averting a possible government shutdown after it cleared the Senate late Thursday.

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Another Bill Attempts to Protect Credit of Federal Employees During Shutdowns

By on November 21, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Another Bill Attempts to Protect Credit of Federal Employees During Shutdowns

A second bill has been introduced that claims it will help protect the credit of federal employees in the event of a shutdown.

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Congress Strikes Stopgap Funding Deal

on November 18, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments

House and Senate leaders secured a deal on Monday afternoon that would extend government funding for four more weeks and sidestep a debilitating governmentwide shutdown.

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Democrats Renew Push For Contractor Back Pay From Government Shutdown

on October 30, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

Democratic senators are pushing their colleagues to support an amendment that would provide back pay for low-wage government contractors who went without pay during the record 35-day shutdown earlier this year.

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Trump Signs Bill to Avoid Another Shutdown

on September 29, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments

President Donald Trump signed a temporary spending bill Friday to avoid another government shutdown.

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CBO Weighs in on the Ensuring FEHBP Coverage During Shutdowns Act

By on September 23, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
CBO Weighs in on the Ensuring FEHBP Coverage During Shutdowns Act

The CBO has offered a cost analysis of a bill designed to protect federal employees’ health insurance benefits during government shutdowns.

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