FEDWeek

Key Bill Takes No Action on Potential Future Schedule F

A key bill now advancing to final voting in Congress does not include language to prevent a future administration from …More

DoD Bill Assumes 4.6 Percent Pay Raise, Includes Range of Other Provisions

The final version of the annual DoD authorization measure now up for voting in Congress provides a 4.6 percent pay …More

End of Open Season Approaching – Last-Minute Considerations

December 12 is the last day of the current open season for electing or changing coverage in FEHB and FEDVIP …More

Court Rejects Claims for Back Pay Related to Shutdowns

A federal appeals court has rejected class action suits seeking back pay for periods in which some federal employees were …More

Deadlines ahead for FLTCIP Enrollments, Filing Claims over Data Breach

Deadlines lie just ahead for new enrollments, or changes in existing enrollments, in the FLTCIP long-term care insurance program and …More

HHS, GSA Top the Rankings in Viewpoint Survey for Agencies Their Size

HHS topped the rankings for very large agencies and GSA for large agencies in all four indexes produced by responses …More

Survey Identifies Familiar Positives, Negatives of Federal Work Experience

TSP Stock Funds Post Returns to Be Thankful For in November

It’s Déjà vu Again as Funding Deadline Approaches; DoD Bill also Still Pending

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Federal Manager's Daily Report

Senate Bill Would Try Again on ‘Reskilling’ Federal Employees

A bipartisan Senate bill (S-1330) would expand and learn the lessons from a prior program seeking to “reskill” federal employees …More

Probes of Possible Pandemic Relief Fraud Include Federal Employees
New Questions on Employee Survey Set Baseline on Management Issues
OMB Sets Reporting, Other Requirements under FISMA
GOP Pushback against Telework Settlement a Possible Sign of Things Ahead
Bill Would Tie Performance Goals to Budget, With Milestones in Presidential Term
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Federal Retirement & Financial Planning Report

Satisfaction with Retirement Falling Due to Inflation, Other Factors, Survey Finds

Retirees’ satisfaction with their retirement is falling, pulled down by concerns about loss inflation and other factors, a survey by …More

Federal Benefits Decisions to Make after Marrying
Living Trusts Have Upsides and Downsides
What to Do if You Are Denied Federal Disability Retirement
Tighter Management Could Help Slow FEHB Cost Growth, IG Says
Understanding the FERS Annuity Supplement
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TSP Investment Report

TSP: Simple Design, Confusing in Detail

The Thrift Savings plan, though simple in design, can get confusing in the details. There are some misconceptions that many …More

Side Stepping Contributions Limits Under CSRS
RBD: Required Beginning Date for Distributions
TSP: Don’t Spend it All in Once Place

Armed Forces News

SecDef Takes Shot at Congress for Continuing Resolutions in Lieu of Full Year Funding

Readiness, national security and quality of life for families will suffer unless 2023 defense-spending bill passes and becomes law, Defense …More

DoD Begins Hiring Suicide Prevention Workforce, to Reach 2,000 Personnel
Air Force Updates Policy on Free Maternity Uniforms
Army Secretary Cites Recruiting Challenges; Under 25 Percent Eligible
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