FEDWeek

Recall of Federal Employees to Regular Worksite Becoming Increasingly Partisan

The recalling, or not, of federal employees to their regular worksites is increasingly getting caught up in a highly politicized …More

Federal Employee Survey to Include Questions about Pandemic

The annual Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, delayed this year due to the Coronavirus pandemic, will launch soon and will include …More

DoD Loosens Policies on Time-Off Awards Due to Pandemic

The Defense Department has loosened the standard time limit for an employee to use the hours granted in a time-off …More

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Trump Order Downplays Role of Education in Classification, Hiring for Some Jobs

President Trump has issued an executive order downplaying the role of educational credentials in competitive service job qualifications and vacancy …More

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House Defense Bill Would Address Gaps in Paid Parental Leave

A draft of the House version of the annual DoD authorization bill (HR-6395) would address gaps left in the upcoming …More

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House, Senate Versions of Defense Bill Offer Competing Vision for Federal Workforce

The separate House and Senate versions of the annual DoD authorization bill take differing positions on workplace issues not only …More

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TSP Continues Rebound; 2020 RMDs Can be Rolled Back

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Concerns Mount about Safety of Workplaces as Employees Return

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Federal Manager's Daily Report

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Agencies Were Prepared for Shutdown but Not One That Long, GAO Finds

GAO has found that the four agencies it reviewed had made preparations for a partial shutdown in advance of the …More

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Streamlining, Use of Flexibilities Cited in VA Hiring Surge
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Restrictions on Agency Relocations Proposed; GSA-OPM Merger Controversy Continues
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Quality Service Management Offices Designated
usps supervisors turnover low, engagement low
Congress Should Deliver Postal Reform – Not Gimmicks – in the Next 12 Months
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GSA Awards E-Marketplace Contracts
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Federal Retirement & Financial Planning Report

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Time for a Mid-Year TSP Investment Review?

The midpoint of the year is a common time for FERS employees to conduct a review to make sure they …More

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The FERS Supplement – Valuable, but Little Understood
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Using a Trust as a Carrot for Your Beneficiaries
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Pandemic Rattles Retirement Confidence of Many
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The Vesting Requirements for Federal Retirement Benefits
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On Timing Social Security, It All Depends
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TSP Investment Report

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High Stock Valuations Face Rising COVID-19 Cases

The S&P 500, tracked by the C Fund and many other retirement funds in the country, is an index of …More

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Costly Misconceptions About the TSP
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TSP: Equity Markets Continue to Correct and Consolidate to the Downside
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TSP and Other Tax Considerations Ahead of July 15 Deadline

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Court Nixes Use of DoD Funds for Border Wall

The Trump administration erred in using Defense Department funds to build the wall along the border with Mexico, a three-judge …More

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Space Force Organization Structure Finalized
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Army Drops Photos from Officer Promotion Boards
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Navy Issues Warning on Dark Web Drug Markets
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