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Shut it Down (For Real)?

By on September 6, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Shut it Down (For Real)?

Does the entire government really shutdown during a government shutdown? The author explains what really happens.

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Do Retired Federal Employees Still Get Their Annuities in a Shutdown?

By on September 4, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Do Retired Federal Employees Still Get Their Annuities in a Shutdown?

The possibility of a shutdown is again on the table. How would this impact retired federal employees?

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Shutdown – There You Go Again

By on August 31, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Shutdown – There You Go Again

The last government shutdown cost the government roughly $24 billion and now the threat is looming again. Besides impacting federal employees, the author notes that many other businesses and services can also be affected.

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Will I Get Paid in the Event of a Shutdown?

By on August 29, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Will I Get Paid in the Event of a Shutdown?

The possibility of a government shutdown has been put on the table. What does this mean for your paycheck?

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Budget Bill Avoiding Shutdown Becomes Law

By on May 4, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Budget Bill Avoiding Shutdown Becomes Law

Congress has passed a spending bill funding the government for the remainder of the fiscal year and eliminating the possibility of a partial shutdown.

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5 Things You Should Know About the Omnibus Spending Bill

By on May 3, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
5 Things You Should Know About the Omnibus Spending Bill

A budget agreement has finally been reached in Congress. The author lists five points about the agreement that are relevant to the federal workforce.

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Deal Reached in Congress to Fund Government Through September

By on May 1, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Deal Reached in Congress to Fund Government Through September

An agreement has been reached in Congress to fund the government for the rest of 2017, moving closer towards avoiding a partial government shutdown.

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Congress Passes Resolution to Avoid a Shutdown

By on April 27, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Congress Passes Resolution to Avoid a Shutdown

A short term funding resolution has been passed by Congress to keep the government funded through May 5.

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Five Lessons That Can Be Learned From Federal Workers Facing a Furlough

on April 26, 2017 in Leadership with 0 Comments
The author says it's important to ask yourself how prepared you are in the event that you might be facing a furlough, layoff, or reduction in work hours. She provides five tips to help in preparing for unfortunate events such as these.

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House Bill Would Guarantee Pay During a Shutdown

By on April 25, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
House Bill Would Guarantee Pay During a Shutdown

Legislation introduced in the House would guarantee federal employees’ pay in the event of a government shutdown.

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