4.6 Percent January Federal Pay Raise Advancing in Both House, Senate

UPDATED: A House subcommittee has effectively endorsed President Biden’s recommendation for a January 2023 federal raise of 4.6 percent, while …More

TSP Responds to Customer Service Complaints

Following is a statement that the Thrift Savings Plan issued in response to a query from FEDweek about the numerous …More

Leave Entitlement for Taking Family Members to Get Vaccine Expanded

OPM has expanded the administrative leave entitlement—paid time off work without charge to any other form of leave—for federal employees …More

Court Rejects Suit over Delayed TSP Matching during 2018-2019 Shutdown

A federal appeals court has rejected a suit seeking to require that employees be compensated for earnings they lost in …More

DHS to Centralize Disciplinary Decision-Making

DHS has said it will make disciplinary decisions on a more centralized basis, following an internal review spurred by several …More

VA Personnel Policies Draw Attention in House

The House could vote this week to join the Senate in passing a benefits bill for veterans exposed to toxic …More

Agencies Can Mandate Telework for Continuity of Operations, Says Court

Bill to Lock In Telework Advances but Disputes Continue

Congress Starting to Write Key Annual Bills on 2023 Pay Raise, Other Issues

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Federal Manager's Daily Report

Job Series for Wildland Firefighters Created; Raises with Back Pay Promised

OPM has created a job series for federal wildland firefighters to replace the former policy of including them in the …More

Next Steps Listed on Equity Learning Agenda
Review of Statistical Policy Guidance to Begin
Program to Put Unneeded Equipment to Use Elsewhere Falling Short, Says IG
Central IT Fund to Designate $100 M for Customer Experience Projects
House Bill Would Boost Exchange Programs for DoD Acquisition Workers
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Federal Retirement & Financial Planning Report

OPM Working to Improve FEHB Plan Comparison Services

OPM has said it is working to improve features for federal employees and annuitants to compare FEHB plans, although it …More

Providing for an ‘Insurable Interest’ Annuity
Adapting a Home for Aging in Place
Report Shows How Benefits Erode if Not Inflation-Adjusted
The Rules of Survivor Benefits for Children
Thinking Twice about Variable Annuities
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TSP Investment Report

Frustrating Debut for New TSP Account Setup, Features

The Thrift Savings Plan has been quickly and seamlessly making changes over the last several years – up until now!  …More

Working Longer Not the Only Way to Boost Retirement Funds
Your Choices for Distributions from the TSP
SECURE Act Brings Yet Another Difference Between Roth and Traditional IRAs

Armed Forces News

DoD’s Tainted Claim Policy and Unjust Enrichment at the Expense of the Servicemember

The “Tainted Claim Policy” is commonly unknown by service members yet can cost a service member thousands of dollars, which …More

Survey Unveils Gen Z Misconceptions About US Army
Air Force, Army To Offer Free Maternity Uniforms
Amendment to Defense Spending Bill Includes Inflation Related Bonuses
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