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- AFCEA Answers
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- Consolidating Mission-critical Systems
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- The Data Privacy Imperative: Safeguarding Sensitive Data
- Eliminating the Pitfalls: Steps to Virtualization in Government
- Federal Executive Forum
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- Government Cloud Brokerage: Who, What, When, Where, Why?
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- The Modern Federal Threat Landscape
- The Path from Legacy Systems
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Is 2014 shaping up to be the year you get your first promotion in a long time? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says you should check out what could be a retirement surge in February.
Federal News Radio Senior Correspondent Mike Causey joins hosts Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan to talk about the big issues affecting feds in 2013 and what's ahead in the new year.
January 6, 2014
Fewer federal employees filed for retirement in December than in any month in nearly the last two years, according to updated statistics from the Office of Personnel Management. Just 4,952 federal employees filed for retirement in December. But even with fewer employees retiring in December, OPM's retirement processing failed to keep pace with projections. The agency had expected to process 11,500 retirement cases but actually ended the month clearing a little more than 6,440.
Hope you had a good holiday season and are ready for whatever 2014 brings, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. It's hardly likely to be worse than 2013, unless of course it is. Keep your New Year's resolutions handy. This time for sure...
Federal News Radio's Sean McCalley speaks with Recreation News Editor Marvin Bond about fun things to do in and near the nation's capital.
The Office of Personnel Management is calling on federal managers to help streamline the records management process by identifying which positions do what.
Marines delay plan to require pullups in female fitness test after half of recruits fail
In the fifth guest column in a series of five, a long-time Federal Report reader shares his take on why it's important for young feds to start long-term planning early in their careers.
With snow blanketing the Washington, D.C., area, the Office of Personnel Management has announced federal workers in the region will be able to take unscheduled leave and telework Friday.
The slight 1 percent increase ordered by President Barack Obama last month is smaller than union advocates had pushed for, but it's the first time since 2010 most civilian employees will see a bump in their basic rate of pay. Still, the modest pay raise only applies to white-collar employees under the General Schedule system. Some 200,000 blue-collar federal workers at places such as the Defense and Veterans Affairs Department and the U.S. Bureau of Prisons, will not see a similar increase in pay.
Are you a federal employee who uses public transportation to get to work? Be prepared to shell out more for your commute. Because of congressional inaction, a tax subsidy for mass-transit commuters is set to drop nearly in half — from a maximum of $245 a month to $130.
When deciding to retire there is one day, but lots of different dates, that is best for you, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. How do you figure out the difference?
In the third guest column in a series of five, a Mike Causey Federal Report reader offers her take on what happens after you age out of the "prime demographic."
Federal News Radio speaks with Recreation News Editor Marvin Bond about fun things to do in and near the nation's capital.
In the second guest column in a series of five written by Federal Report readers, a federal old-timer shares his thoughts on the workforce and being a political punching bag as he prepares to retire.
This week on AFGE's "Inside Government" the program revisits several memorable interviews from 2013. Guests include MSNBC's Chris Hayes and professor Jeffrey Hilgert, author of "Hazard or Hardship: Crafting Global Norms on the Right to Refuse Unsafe Work." AFGE National President J. David Cox Sr. and Department of Defense Local 1345 Steward Tracy School also appear from an August furlough protest at the union's Human Rights Training Conference in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Although federal employees reported a decrease in workplace discrimination over the past 15 years, many say favoritism is still a prominent issue. Favoritism negatively impacts workplace morale and performance.
A recent Equal Employment Opportunity Commission report says woman face significant obstacles, including bias, when it comes to hiring and advancement in the federal workforce.
Buyouts were a big deal over the last couple of years, but now they seem to have gone away, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. Or gone underground. Are you hearing anything about buyouts?
How would you label yourself: Indispensable? A loser? Dedicated? A runaway? If you are working today, there has got to be a serious reason, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.