New Draft Budget Plan Targets FERS Supplemental Payment and Contributions Towards Retirement

House and Senate members have begun meeting to produce a single budget plan for the upcoming fiscal year, so far without reaching an agreement. Both chambers have passed …More

One Disciplinary Bill Falls Short, Others Advance

A majority of the House voted to pass a bill advocating the firing of federal employees seriously delinquent on their taxes, although the margin fell short of the …More

Disciplinary Changes at VA Pushed (Published: )

Guidance Issued on Ethical Restrictions and Social Media (Published: )

COLA Count Still Negative at Halfway Mark (Published: )

COLA, Raise Are Two Separate Things (Published: )

Groundwork Being Laid for Postal Reform (Published: )

Proposals Could Require Federal Employees to Pay More (Published: )

House Set to Consider Requiring Firing for Tax Delinquency (Published: )

Mandatory Discipline for Retaliating Also Considered (Published: )

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Federal Manager's Daily Report

GAO Examines Patterns in Employee Engagement Figures

The level of federal employee engagement in their jobs is not as bad as it may seem, GAO has said, although adding there are many steps available to …More

Several Factors at Work in Engagement Levels (Published: )
Key Drivers of Engagement Identified (Published: )
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FEDweek IT

New White House IT Director is Former Facebook Engineer

The President has named the former engineering director for Facebook as the White House’s new IT director. A White House blog post credits David Recordon with leading teams …More

Cybersecurity Information Sharing Bill Moves Forward (Published: )
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Federal Retirement & Financial Planning Report

Don’t Let Your Retirement Savings Leak

“Leakage” from retirement savings plans such at the TSP is unfortunately common and even small drains can have major long-term impacts, according to a the Center for Retirement …More

TSP Annuity Choices (Published: )
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Armed Forces News

Study Shows Lower Vaccination Rates for Military Kids

Dependent children of service members are less likely to be vaccinated than the general population. A team of medical researchers at the University of California – San Diego …More

White House Weighs in on Sequestration (Published: )
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