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federal employees

Federal employees are the qualified individuals that serve the federal government. Their services play an important role in the running of the country as well as in the economy and they are compensated well for their efforts via retirement plans and allowances.

Firing Federal Employees Becomes Easy

A new legislation can soon be passed that will make firing federal employees easier and give more power to the VA Department. Republicans support it.

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Federal Retirement Tsunami Still a Myth?

OPM data states that federal retirement tsunami has not occurred in January 2017 as predicted by many experts and survey results a few months back.

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Are Federal Employees Performing Exceptionally?

The recent GAO report on the great performance of almost all the federal employees has garnered many questions as its credibility is not justified.

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Agencies Relying on only a few Hiring Authorities for the Recruitment of Federal Employees

A new report by GAO has established the fact that the agencies are making less use of all the hiring authorities when seeking new federal employees.

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Number of Federal Employees Surpasses Manufacturing Sector Employees

Data shared by The Bureau of Labor Statistics states that numbers of federal employees have surpassed the number of manufacturing sector employees.

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Federal Employees Spill the names of best Employee Engagement Agencies in the FEVS Survey

The result of the FEVS survey conducted on federal employees is out. It states that the employee engagement level has improved more in small agencies.

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Many Federal Employees Disapprove of Trump

A new survey has revealed that many federal employees disapprove of Trump and his way of handling the transition process. Many of the feds also believe that his administration might not be too effective at…

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Federal Employees May not have to Wait Long for Security Clearance in the Future

A recent report says that federal employees may not have to wait long for security clearance in the future. The OPM is working hard to ensure that a new system is put in place that…

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Federal Employees will get 2.1 Percent Pay Raise

All the federal employees will get 2.1 percent pay raise from January 1, 2017. The same amount of pay raise is offered to the military personnel.

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New Mexico Joins the Efforts to Provide Retirement Benefits to Private Sector Workers

New Mexico is trying hard to ensure that its private sector employees get access to a retirement benefits plan. The focus is on low-wage workers.

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The Federal Employees Union Shows Support to Two More Politicians

The largest federal employees union, AFGE has offered its support to two politicians of Alaska while they bid to be re-elected this November.

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Federal Employees’ Feel Frustrated by Poor Performing Applications

A new survey says that federal employees’ feel frustrated by poor performing applications as it hampers their work pace and agencies’ productivity.

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Federal Employees Health Benefits Open Season Ends Soon

The federal employees’ health benefits open season is about to end in less than a week and feds must change or update their coverage options soon.

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New FLSA Rules not Applicable for Federal Employees

The new FSLA rules that increase the salary basis threshold and asks for a review after every few years does not cover the federal employees yet.

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Federal Employees Issued New Guidance on Accepting Gifts

The Office of Government Ethics has laid out guidance with regard to accepting of gifts and attending events or parties by the federal employees.

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How Federal Employees can Save Two Thousand Dollars on Health Insurance

A guide has been released by a nonprofit to help federal employees get maximum savings on the health insurance plans they choose this open season.

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Federal Employees of DC area to get an off on Inauguration Day

OPM has recently announced that some federal employees in the DC area will get a holiday on the occasion of Inauguration Day on January 20, 2017.

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Federal Employees to get Better Awards for Good Performance

OPM and OMB have recently announced that the amount of awards given to federal employees for demonstrating exceptional performance has been increased.

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OPM Says More Federal Employees Teleworked in 2015

OPM shared that the number of federal employees using telework has improved but there is a scope for improvements that need to be made by agencies.

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Federal Employees React Differently to Trump’s Selection as the New President of the U.S.

The reactions of federal employees on the election of Donald Trump have been highlighted recently. EPA employees seem to have taken the news badly.

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