Threat of Partial Shutdown Grows with End of Fiscal Year in Sight

Updated: With funding authority set to lapse for much of the government with the end of fiscal year on September …More

Agencies to Have Discretion over Exceptions, Discipline under Vaccine Mandate

The latest guidance from the administration on its vaccine mandate for federal employees gives individual agencies discretion over many aspects …More

Latest Guidance Addresses Documenting Vaccination, Other Topics

The administration has addressed many of the mechanics of its vaccine mandate for federal employees, including stating that agencies “must …More

Federal Employee Union Declines to Sue Over Vaccine Mandate

The NFFE union has said it has considered filing a lawsuit seeking to block the administration’s vaccine mandate for federal …More

Safety Policies Generally but Not Always Followed at IRS, Audit Finds

IRS taxpayer assistance centers largely are following pandemic safety standards and protocols, an audit has said while also raising concerns …More

Paid Leave Bill Gets $16 B Price Tag

A bill before the House (HR-564) to expand paid leave for federal employees would be worth some $16 billion to …More

Different Approach to Paid Leave Arises in House

White House Gives New Details on Vaccine Mandate for Feds, Sets Nov. 22 Deadline

Specifics on Disciplinary, Other Aspects of Vaccine Mandate Still Pending

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Federal Manager's Daily Report

OPM Sending Surveys on Program Evaluation Work

OPM has begun a government-wide occupational study of program evaluation work involving surveying employees involved in such work and their …More

EPA Controls over Purchase Cards Not Always Followed, Report Says
Revisions to Military Spouse Hiring Authority Finalized
USPS Funding, Federal Benefits are Sticking Point for a 5th Relief Bill
IG Calls for Tighter Controls over Noncompetitive Contracts at USPS
BLM Headquarters to Return to National Capital
OPM Questioned on Detailing Federal Employees to Southern Border
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Federal Retirement & Financial Planning Report

Report Examines the Odds of Extending a Career

The trend of workers extending their careers for financial and other reasons has started to level off for reasons including …More

When Providing for an ‘Insurable Interest’ Annuity May Make Sense
Numbers to Build a Retirement Spending Plan On
Overpayments of Federal Retirement Benefits Can Continue for Years, IG Says
What the ‘Five-Year Rule’ for FEHB and FEGLI Is All About
Designate Life Insurance Beneficiaries Carefully
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TSP Investment Report

Retirement Savings Limit Increase Likely for 2022

It won’t be long before the Internal Revenue Service announces the new numbers that will apply to retirement savings in …More

Lesser Known TSP Misconceptions
Rollovers: Moving Your Money Out of the TSP
TSP and Retirement Considerations for Single Earner Households

Armed Forces News

How to Protect Your Military Career from a Failed Drug Test

If you are in the military, there is no doubt you have heard the term “zero tolerance” when it comes …More

Military Sexual Assault Investigation Offices Established
Army Sets December 15 as Vaccination Deadline; Reserves Have until June 30
AF Releases 2nd IG Racial Disparity Review
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