Medicare Premium Issue Arising

The relatively low inflation rate over the last year has raised the potential for CSRS retirees and certain other Medicare enrollees to pay premiums for Medicare Part B …More

Potential Extra Cost Currently Unknown

In addition to those who don’t get Social Security benefits, new Medicare enrollees and those who pay higher Medicare premiums because of high income also are excluded from …More

COLA Count Still Negative (Published: )

Employee Survey Data Upcoming (Published: )

Nearly All Furlough Appeals Rejected (Published: )

Pay Order Is Likely for 2016 (Published: )

Many Could Get Larger Boost in Pay (Published: )

Raise Order Not the Last Word (Published: )

Fiscal 2016 Per Diem Rates Set (Published: )

Information on Self Plus One Pending (Published: )

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Federal Manager's Daily Report

OGE Posts Agency Ethics Program Information

The Office of Government Ethics has posted its annual report on government ethics operations, based on a questionnaire. Subjects include organizational structure, ethics program administration, advice and counseling, …More

Transitions Act Heads to House (Published: )
Cyber Workforce Assessment Proposed (Published: )
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FEDweek IT

Standards for Federal Spending Data Finalized

OMB has announced it finalized standards to improve the consistency and quality of federal spending data. It said the standards – guided by the DATA Act – would …More

CIO Council Publishes Open Data ToolKit Doc as PDF (Published: )
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Federal Retirement & Financial Planning Report

Value Found in Retirement Savings Advice

Retirement savings plan participants who get professional advice tend to get better results than those who go it alone, according to a study done for the Aon Hewitt …More

Buyout Eligibility Conditions (Published: )
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Armed Forces News

Guard Units Fight Forest Fires

National Guard units from several states have joined the effort to thwart forest fires in 10 water-starved western states. The Pentagon stated that 440 California Army National Guard …More

Study Outlines Military Children’s Struggles (Published: )
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