FEDWeek

More Guidance Released on Social Security Withholding Change

The government’s largest payroll processor, the Defense Finance and Accounting Service, has released additional guidance on tracking the Social Security …More

Some Light Shed on Repayment of Social Security Tax Suspension

Echoing advice from federal employee unions, the government’s largest payroll provider has said that federal employees affected by the suspension …More

Progress Made on Temporary Funding Bill to Prevent Shutdown

The House on Tuesday (September 22) passed a temporary funding bill (HR-8319) for the fiscal year that begins October 1, …More

fedweek.com: paid time off proposal lacking detail, no fix for parental leave yet

October 1 Brings Paid Parental Leave, Other Changes

Several changes in federal workplace policies will kick in as of the start of the new fiscal year next Thursday, …More

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Annual Meeting Set for Group that Compares GS, Private Sector Pay

The Federal Salary Council, which oversees the GS locality pay system, will convene virtually on October 20 in an annual …More

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OPM Finalizing Changes to Admin Law Judge Hiring Called for in 2018 Executive Order

OPM has proposed regulations to finalize policy changes it made two years ago regarding administrative law judges that include moving …More

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GAO Questions SES Reassignments

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Many Federal Employees Could Soon See Impact of Social Security Tax Change

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Federal Manager's Daily Report

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OPM Issues Reminder on ‘Burrowing In’ Restrictions

OPM has issued a memo similar to what it traditionally has sent just before a Presidential election reminding agencies of …More

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MSPB Cites Lessons from Court Case on Appointee Conversions
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Report Calls on OMB to Better Share Information among Agencies
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IG Warns about Wireless Security at Interior Department
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DoD IG Examining Workplace Safety, Other Issues Related to Covid
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Second Appeals Court Rejects Challenge to Executive Orders
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Federal Retirement & Financial Planning Report

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Save, Invest More, Female Retirees Tell Younger Women

In focus groups involving some 190 older women that GAO convened for a report on financial challenges facing them, a …More

fedweek.com: proving fehb after retirement
‘Qualifying Life Events’ That Allow FEHB Changes Outside Open Seasons
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Helping Your Parents Manage Their Finances
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Length of Social Security Disability Process Can Be Burden to Applicants, GAO Says
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Reasons You Might Want to ‘Assign’ FEGLI Insurance
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Anticipating Problems with a Power of Attorney
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TSP Investment Report

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TSP C Fund: Technicals Are Deteriorating

I’ve covered in previous articles that the S&P 500 (which the C Fund tracks) is rather expensive by many metrics. …More

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New Rule in Town: Advisor “Best Interest” Regulation
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Coming Up With a TSP Withdrawal Strategy
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International Markets: Underperforming, but Interesting With Upside Potential

>Armed Forces News

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Telework May Become Air Force Norm

Nearly one-third of all airmen could continue teleworking from home after the Covid-19 pandemic tapers out, the service’s second-highest ranking …More

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Military Health System to Expand Prescription Pickup Lockers
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Watchdog Cites Shortcomings on VA Suicide Tracking
Emotional Robots
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