FEDWeek

Appeals Court Sides with White House on Executive Orders

A federal appeals court has sided, although for now only on procedural grounds, with the Trump administration in a suit …More

Many Possible Roads Ahead for Executive Orders Fight

Federal unions say they will continue to fight three Trump administration orders on union and disciplinary matters in light of …More

Make Employee Ratings ‘Rigorous,’ OPM Tells Agencies

OPM has told agencies that they should be “rigorous” in employee performance ratings and “should allocate awards in a manner …More

Paid Family Leave Included as House Passes DoD Bill

The House has approved a bill containing language to turn the annual 12 weeks of leave available to federal employees …More

Hiring, Benefits Proposals Attached to Defense Bill

In passing its version of the annual DoD authorization bill (HR-2500) the House added a number of provisions relevant to …More

Resistance to OPM Breakup Grows

The top Democrats on two key Senate committees have signaled their skepticism about the administration’s plan to break up OPM, …More

COLA Count Remains Flat

OPM Seeks to Speed Action on Ending Union Dues Withholding

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Federal Retirement & Financial Planning Report

Study Underscores Importance of Annuity Income

Retirees with regular income from a pension or annuity are much less likely to outspend their income than those without …More

The Strings Attached to Buyouts
Arranging for Income to Last Longer
The Costs of Being a Caregiver
How to Designate Beneficiaries (If You Want To)
Considerations for Creating a Living Trust
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Federal Manager's Daily Report

OPM Issues Guide to Assessing Work-Life Programs

OPM has issued a guide for documenting the costs and benefits of work-life balance programs such as telework, to help …More

House Backs IG Staffing, Report Disclosures Bills
OPM Asks Agencies to Support Charity Drive
GSA Awards New City Pairs Contracts
Protect Employees During Hot Weather, Agencies Told
Union-Sponsored Survey Stresses Value of Telework
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TSP Investment Report

If You are Thinking of Leaving, Have a Plan for Your TSP

Are you planning on leaving federal service before you become eligible to retire? I suspect most of us have had …More

Scammers Impersonating IRS, TSP Next?
TSP Goes Digital with Planner Newsletter
C Fund Dips During Earnings Season

Armed Forces News

Vets Hold Trump in Higher Regard Than Civilians Do

Veterans hold President Trump in higher regard than the overall U.S. population, according to a recent survey conducted by the …More

House Passes 2020 Defense-Spending Bill
Berger Succeeds Neller as Commandant
Three-Star Nominated as Next CNO
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