FEDWeek

OPM: Marijuana Not an Automatic Disqualifier for Federal Employment

OPM has told agencies not to “automatically” deem the use or possession of marijuana as disqualifying someone from federal employment …More

Proposed Leave Fund, Pace of Vaccinations Draw Attention of Congress

The impact of the pandemic on the federal workforce is drawing increased attention of Congress on several fronts, with the …More

Agencies Starting to Revise Policies on Recalls, Other Pandemic Issues

Federal agencies have begun revising their policies on recalling employees from telework and other pandemic-related issues in light of the …More

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Discipline Possible for Feds Not Following Safety Practices, Mask Wearing

New guidance regarding Coronavirus-related safety practices in the federal workplace raises the prospect that employees who do not comply could …More

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Guidance Calls for Leave to Get Vaccine, Other Reasons

Federal agencies have been told that they “should offer” administrative leave to their employees of up to four hours for …More

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Former OPM Chief of Staff Named to Lead Agency

President Biden has nominated Kiran Ahuja, who was OPM chief of staff for several years during the Obama administration and …More

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OPM Stresses Limits on Hiring Prior Political Appointees into Career Jobs

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Postal Reform Effort to Focus on Financial Relief, Transparency

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Employees Suspended for Social Media Posts Violating Hatch Act

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Federal Manager's Daily Report

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‘Bright Spots’ in Government’s Pandemic Response Highlighted

For all the difficulties it has brought, the pandemic has produced some “bright spots” for the government, the Partnership for …More

fedweek.com: So it Begins: Annual Debate over Raise, Other Workforce Issues
Bills on Relocations, MSPB, Diversity Reintroduced
fedweek.com: fdic buyouts early outs
FDIC Facing Exodus of Senior Personnel
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Training Set on New EEO Requirements for Agencies
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New Dashboard Teaches Lessons about Hiring, Partnership Says
fedweek.com: job gains and losses in proposed 2021 budget
VA Issues Ethics Guide on Using Veterans’ Personal Information
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Federal Retirement & Financial Planning Report

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Report Says Late-Career Gig Jobs Can Provide Valuable Financial Boost

While “gig” type jobs do not provide the level of benefits offered in traditional jobs, they do “give workers a …More

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Key Insurance Decisions to Make in Retirement
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Thinking Through a Grant of Power of Attorney
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Top Retirement Mistakes Federal Employees Made in 2020
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Improper Retirement Payments Still a Problem, Report Says
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The Impact on Benefits of Separation, Annulment or Divorce
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TSP Investment Report

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TSP: Questions to Ask a Tax Advisor

We’re getting close to tax time and many readers are beginning to organize their tax information in preparation for filing …More

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Interest Rates are Rising: Good for Some, Bad for Others
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Lessons Learned Growing a TSP Balance Beyond $1M
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Turbulent Climb Higher for TSP Funds

Armed Forces News

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AF Orders 2nd Disparity Review

The Air Force is launching a second disparity review, to be conducted by the service’s inspector general (IG). The action …More

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USUHS To Study Covid-19 Effects
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CNO Orders Renewal of Oath
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More Oversight of Privatized Housing Needed
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