FEDWeek

Impact of Expanded Sick Leave for COVID-19 Unclear

An expansion of sick leave benefits under a Coronavirus relief law that takes effect today (April 1) will apply to …More

Judge Rejects Case Challenging Orders to Work During Shutdowns

A federal judge has rejected a suit challenging agency decisions to keep certain employees at work but unpaid—and to recall …More

FLRA Considers Further Restrictions on Official Time

The FLRA has asked for comments on whether it should further restrict the allowable uses of official time—on-the-clock time that …More

$2T Stimulus Now Law: Funds Agency Telework, Cleaning, Overtime Costs

Federal agencies are set to receive emergency funding for disinfecting workplaces, telework, overtime and a variety of other costs related …More

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House Coronavirus Relief Bill Would Boost Federal Employee Benefits

House Democrats have unveiled a Coronavirus relief bill that would provide or guarantee several financial benefits for federal employees while …More

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Agencies Can Change Work Duties for Coronavirus Response, Says OPM

OPM has told agencies that they can reassign federal employees to other duties for purposes related to Coronavirus response by …More

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Telework Increases, but Pressure Continues for Still More

Rotational Program Related to Coronavirus Being Launched

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Federal Manager's Daily Report

FOIA Requests, Backlog Continue to Grow

Requests received by agencies for records under the Freedom of Information Act increased by about 30 percent over 2012-2018 to …More

EPA Official Named FMA Manager of Year
Study of Potential OPM Breakup to Begin
GSA Sends Reminder, Raises Limit on Foreign Gifts
Required Fingerprinting Can Be Delayed, Agencies Told
New Employees May Be Sworn In, Onboarded Remotely, OPM Says
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Federal Retirement & Financial Planning Report

Agency Impersonation Scams, Other Fraud a $3 Billion Problem

Fraud against older persons, including scams in which federal agencies are impersonated, costs victims nearly $3 billion a year, says …More

The Basic Options for Survivor Benefits
Helping Your Parents Manage
Most Retirees Never Move to New Home, Study Finds
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Deferred Annuity Has Attraction for Some
Using Annuities for Steady Income
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TSP Investment Report

Market Turmoil: Good Plan and a Steady Hand Prevails

The S&P 500, which represents about 80% of the value of the U.S. stock market and is tracked by the …More

Historic Crash and G Fund Interest Rate Reduction
Some Financial Do’s and Don’ts During COVID-19 Crisis
Busy Year Ahead for Thrift Board

Armed Forces News

Overseas Stop-Movement Order Follows Surgeon Gen. Warning

DoD has enacted a 60-day stop movement order for all defense uniformed and civilian personnel and sponsored family members overseas …More

Elective Medical, Dental Procedures for Military Postponed
Army Adjusts Enlisted Promotion Policy
Navy Allowances Affected by Travel Restrictions
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