Tag: Shutdown

Crowdfunding, Shutdown, Federal Employees and Ethics

February 20, 2019 3:34 PM

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

February 20, 2019 10:58 AM , Updated March 1, 2019 12:24 PM

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

February 19, 2019 1:38 PM , Updated February 28, 2019 8:47 AM

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

February 19, 2019 8:41 AM , Updated February 28, 2019 8:47 AM

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

February 15, 2019 2:52 PM , Updated February 23, 2019 9:35 AM

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

February 14, 2019 12:41 PM , Updated February 22, 2019 12:29 PM
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

February 14, 2019 9:17 AM , Updated February 22, 2019 12:29 PM

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

February 13, 2019 3:19 PM , Updated February 21, 2019 5:27 PM

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

February 13, 2019 11:20 AM , Updated February 21, 2019 5:27 PM
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

February 13, 2019 9:00 AM
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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