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Shutdown Causes Federal Employee’s Mortgage Application to Be Denied Which Leads to New Bill

By on April 17, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Shutdown Causes Federal Employee’s Mortgage Application to Be Denied Which Leads to New Bill

Legislation has been introduced to encourage banks to work with federal employees impacted by government shutdowns.

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Use or Lose Leave and the Shutdown

By on April 8, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Use or Lose Leave and the Shutdown

Use or lose leave is annual leave that expires if regulatory requirements are not met, but what happens in the event of a shutdown? Do the requirements apply?

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Bills Introduced to Safeguard Insurance Benefits During Shutdowns

By on April 3, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Bills Introduced to Safeguard Insurance Benefits During Shutdowns

A pair of bills have been introduced to with the intention of protecting federal employees’ insurance benefits in the event of a shutdown.

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Maryland Passes Shutdown Assistance Law for Federal Employees

on March 26, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
A bill just signed into law in Maryland would provide temporary assistance through the state during future shutdowns to excepted federal employees who have to work without pay in a partial government shutdown.

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What Impact Did the Shutdown Have on ‘Use or Lose’ Annual Leave Donations?

By on March 22, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
What Impact Did the Shutdown Have on ‘Use or Lose’ Annual Leave Donations?

OPM has issued guidance on how “use or lose” annual leave donations will be handled as a result of the recent shutdown.

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Lawmakers Continue Pushing Back Pay for Federal Contractors

By on March 15, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Continue Pushing Back Pay for Federal Contractors

A group of House lawmakers are still working to secure back pay for federal contractors from the recent government shutdown.

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Senators Ask TSA for Status on Shutdown Back Pay

By on March 14, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Senators Ask TSA for Status on Shutdown Back Pay

A group of Senators are asking when some TSA employees can expect to receive back pay they are owed from the recent shutdown.

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Federal Employees Should Have an Emergency Fund for Possible Future Shutdown

on March 13, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
The author says that once things get back to normal, it's easy to forget how bad things were for federal employees in the last shutdown. She suggests federal employees save an emergency fund to be prepared for a possible future shutdown.

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The Federal Government’s Employer Brand Is In Trouble

By on March 3, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
The Federal Government’s Employer Brand Is In Trouble

The author says the government’s employer brand should be great, but it is not, and this in turn hampers its efforts to bring in new talent.

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Study Offers Financial Lessons to be Learned from the Shutdown

By on February 25, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Study Offers Financial Lessons to be Learned from the Shutdown

A recent survey from Prudential Financial offers financial lessons that not only federal employees, but all Americans can take away from the recent shutdown.

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