FEDWeek

Gaps in Paid Parental Leave Becoming Clearer

The gaps in the paid parental leave authority are becoming clearer, with a legislative review identifying which federal employees have …More

White House Driving Ahead on Labor-Management, Disciplinary Matters

The Trump administration is continuing its push to carry out executive orders on labor-management and disciplinary matters, with the latest …More

FLRA Denies Agency Requests to Issue Policy Statements on Bargaining

The FLRA has rejected a series of requests from agencies to issue policy statements that would benefit management by effectively …More

House to Vote on Standard of Proof in Discrimination Claims

The House expects to vote this week on HR-1230, to ease for federal employees among other workers the standard of …More

FECA COLA Finalized; Retiree 2021 Count Underway

The 2020 cost of living adjustments for beneficiaries under the Federal Employees Compensation Act has been finalized, with a 2.3 …More

New Injury Prevention, Reemployment Initiative Launched

Many injuries and illnesses in the federal workplace “are preventable, and executive departments and agencies can and should do more …More

fedweek.com: Another Bid Made to Reinstate Appeal Rights in ‘Sensitive’ Positions

Another Bid Made to Reinstate Appeal Rights in Sensitive Positions

Federal Raise Takes Effect, Reflected Next Pay Cycle

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Federal Manager's Daily Report

Navy Sets 10-Year Civilian Personnel Strategy

The Navy has issued a 10-year strategy for its 220,000 civilian employees focusing on responding to trends ranging from technological …More

Simplifying Leases Could Save Costs, GAO Says
Board Recommends More Action on Shedding Excess Agency Real Estate
Same-Day Delivery Services Not Now Significant to USPS, Says Report
IG Vacancies Remain at Education, HHS, Treasury
Bills on Internet of Things, Security of .gov Domain Advancing
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Federal Retirement & Financial Planning Report

Senate Moves to Protect Federal Retirement Benefits from Fraud

The Senate has passed S-1430, to add protections against fraud against federal retirees by “representative payees,” who are designated to …More

Taking Steps toward Retirement, Are you Ready?
Choosing and Preparing an Executor for Your Estate
Groups Hope for at Least Partial Relief from Offsets
Did you Get Social Security Credit for Military Service?
fedweek.com: Explain Your Inheritance Plan to Your Heirs
Explain Your Inheritance Plan to Your Heirs
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TSP Investment Report

More Record Highs for the TSP

U.S. equity markets, particularly the C Fund, continued to push higher last week as we go deeper into the new …More

Are You Taking Full Advantage of the Thrift Savings Plan? 
The Lure of the G Fund: Is it right for you?
What happens to your TSP if you go through a divorce?

Armed Forces News

2020 CONUS COLA Rates Announced

Roughly 3,300 of the 3,800 service members stationed at stateside installations (CONUS) will receive more money to cover living expenses …More

Incoming Soldiers to Receive Personality Tests
Contract for Navy Helo Trainer Awarded
Air Force Has DoD’s First Female Muslim Chaplain
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