President Proposes 2017 Pay Raise

The White House budget proposal’s call for a 1.6 percent pay raise for January 2017 may keep the figure low enough to stay off the congressional radar screen …More

Budget Again Defends Pay Levels

As it has in the past several years, the budget plan defends federal pay levels against studies that compare the average federal salary with the overall national average, …More

FEHB, Parental Leave Proposals Repeated (Published: )

Several Other Proposals Dropped (Published: )

What’s Not in the Budget is Notable, Too (Published: )

Some Agencies Stand to Grow a Little (Published: )

Expansion of Appeal Rights Proposed (Published: )

Budget Proposal Coming Up (Published: )

Raise Issue Could Follow Familiar Path (Published: )

DoD Could Seek Own Authorities (Published: )

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Federal Manager's Daily Report

Barriers to Telework Decreasing, OPM Says

Traditional barriers to having federal employees telework—prominent among which has always been resistance of managers—are decreasing as the program continues to be more widely used and accepted, according …More

Compliance with 2010 Act Called Improving (Published: )
USPS Gets Mixed Review on Responsiveness (Published: )
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FEDweek IT

GSA Working to Speed Up FedRAMP Authorizations

GSA has announced it is working on improvements to the FedRAMP cloud authorization program based on user feedback. FedRAMP, or the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, provides …More

Report Offers Three Recommendations on Leveraging Mobile Apps (Published: )
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Federal Retirement & Financial Planning Report

How Retirement Plans Steer Workers to Leave

Defined benefit plans of governments in effect steer many employees to leave once they reach older ages by creating financial disincentives to staying on, according to a recent …More

Teaming Up FEHB and Medicare (Published: )
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Armed Forces News

SEAL To Receive Medal of Honor

Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Edward Byers will receive the Medal of Honor for his part in a 2012 rescue operation of a hostage in Afghanistan, the Pentagon …More

$582.7b Budget Proposed for ’17 (Published: )
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