FEDWeek

Congress Passes Extension to Head off Agency Funding Lapses

Congress approved a funding extension to avert a partial government shutdown that was set to kick in Friday at midnight. …More

Potential Shutdown Would Cause Varying Impacts on Pay

If there is a two-phase partial government shutdown beginning as soon as Saturday (March 2), it would cause a variety …More

Return of Schedule F Could Affect Far More Federal Employees than Estimated, Says NTEU

The return of an excepted service Schedule F in a future Republican administration could impact far more federal employees than …More

GAO Calls for More Focus on Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

A GAO report has called for more focus on training on preventing sexual harassment in the federal workforce, saying that …More

Sexual Harassment a ‘Persistent’ Problem in Federal Workplace, Says GAO

A new GAO report on training on preventing sexual harassment in the federal workplace says that such harassment has been …More

TSP Exceeds 7 Million Account Holders, Nears $850 Billion in Investments

The TSP now has more than 7 million account holders for the first time in its history, and also set …More

OPM Sets Standards for FEHB, New Postal-Only Health Program in 2025

Broader Eligibility for FMLA, Paid Parental Leave Now in Effect

Audit Cites Safety Risks in Federal Buildings with Law Enforcement Activities

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Federal Retirement & Financial Planning Report

How Debt Affects Active and Retired Feds

There is 1.1 trillion dollars of credit card debt, 49 percent of all card holders. And there is 12.2 trillion …More

Study Finds ‘Concerning’ Attitudes about Retirement Preparations
Getting Retirement Credit Where It Is Due
Planning for the Possible Loss of Your Ability to Manage Your Affairs
Tax Breaks from Retirement Savings Plans Mostly Benefit High Earners, Says Report
Audit Cites Shortcomings in Process for Resolving Disputes over FEHB Claims
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Federal Manager's Daily Report

GSA Credited with Steps to Better Understand Deferred Building Maintenance

An inspector general report has credited the GSA with taking steps to address recommendations made in a 2021 report warning …More

Audit Questions Smithsonian Spending under Pandemic Relief Law
Strategic Plan Issued on ‘Military-Connected’ Employment in Federal Workforce
Report: Growth in Political Appointees Adds Layers, Slows Filling Positions
OPM Reminds of Agencies of Flexibilities for Recruiting, Retaining AI Employees
OSC Nominee Confirmed; Several Others Still Pending
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TSP Investment Report

TSP Mutual Fund Window Expenses: Fair or Foul?

With all of the discussion about the fees associated with the Thrift Savings Plan’s (TSP) mutual fund window, let’s take …More

To Equal CSRS Savings, FERS Employees Have to Fund Their TSPs
Survey: Most TSP Participants do Not Have Outside Savings
Uptick in Number of TSP Loans

Armed Forces News

Marine Corps Passes Audit

The results an extensive fiscal year 2023, independent financial review produced an unmodified audit opinion for the Marine Corps – …More

Army Affirms Commitment to Barracks Improvements
Toxin Exposure: Expanded Eligibility for VA Care Under PACT Act
Air Force Consolidates Training Command
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