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Crowdfunding, Shutdown, Federal Employees and Ethics

By on February 20, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Crowdfunding, Shutdown, Federal Employees and Ethics

Federal employees who set up a crowdfunding page may have created an ethics problem. Here is what OGE is telling agencies about crowdfunding and the shutdown.

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Bill Proposes to Fix Credit Reports for Federal Employees

By on February 20, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Bill Proposes to Fix Credit Reports for Federal Employees

A new bill would force credit bureaus to remove negative information on federal employees’ credit reports that resulted from the recent government shutdown.

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Why Public Service is Not a Regular Job

By on February 19, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Why Public Service is Not a Regular Job

The author says that working as a federal employee is very different from other kinds of jobs.

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More Bills Introduced to Prevent Government Shutdowns

By on February 19, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
More Bills Introduced to Prevent Government Shutdowns

More bills continue to be proposed in Congress to eliminate government shutdowns. They take varying approaches to the problem.

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The Best Credit Unions for Federal Employees

By on February 15, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
The Best Credit Unions for Federal Employees

If you have ever considered joining a credit union, these are some that offer membership and benefits for federal employees and military.

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Study Says Federal Employees Weren’t Prepared for the Shutdown

By on February 14, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Study Says Federal Employees Weren’t Prepared for the Shutdown

A recent study looked at the ways and extent to which federal employees’ lives were disrupted by the recent shutdown.

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Impact of the Government Shutdown on the IRS

By on February 14, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Impact of the Government Shutdown on the IRS

The annual report from the Taxpayer Advocate Service outlines the impact of the shutdown on the IRS and agency problems as a result of using 1960’s computer technology.

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Congressman Wants to Pay Bonuses to Federal Employees Who Worked During the Shutdown

By on February 13, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Congressman Wants to Pay Bonuses to Federal Employees Who Worked During the Shutdown

Recently introduced legislation would pay bonuses to federal employees who worked without pay during the recent partial government shutdown.

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Lawmakers Looking Into Back Pay Problems

By on February 13, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Looking Into Back Pay Problems

Three lawmakers want information on what is being done to resolve problems in giving federal employees their full back pay from the recent shutdown.

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Treasury: Tax Refunds are Safe in the Event of Another Shutdown

By on February 13, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Treasury: Tax Refunds are Safe in the Event of Another Shutdown

Even if there is another shutdown, the Treasury Department says taxpayer refunds will still be paid.

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