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6:17 pm, May 27, 2015

Workforce News

What is the best date for you to retire?

Tammy Flanagan with the National Institute of Transition Planning will answer your retirement planning questions, including how to choose the right retirement date for you.
May 27, 2015

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Proposal to keep repeat labor-law violators off contracts draws opposition

The Obama administration wants keep companies who routinely violate labor laws from being eligible for federal contracts. Contractor representatives are calling the administration's proposal flawed and unfair.

Wednesday - 05/27/2015, 03:27pm EDT

Sorry feds, pot still illegal, OPM says

The Office of Personnel Management reminded feds that federal laws on marijuana use remain unchanged following the passage of a ballot initiative in the District of Columbia that took effect in February.

Wednesday - 05/27/2015, 10:49am EDT

Faulty fan, smoke blamed in brief evacuation of US Capitol

Faulty kitchen exhaust fan, smoke, blamed in brief evacuation of US Capitol, visitor center

Wednesday - 05/27/2015, 03:16am EDT

13 new cities to see locality pay increase in January

Beth Cobert, deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget, told members of a federal employee union Friday, that feds at 13 cities would see their pay adjusted based on labor market conditions.

Tuesday - 05/26/2015, 02:10pm EDT

Discussion of TSP issues by the people who know

The Federal Thrift Retirement Investment Board's Greg Long and Kim Weaver join hosts Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan to discuss the TSP and plans to use a loan from the G Fund to help fund the federal deficit.
May 25, 2015

Monday - 05/25/2015, 09:12pm EDT
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Fun stuff: go take a bike

Federal News Radio speaks with Recreation News Editor Marvin Bond about interesting things to do in and near the nation's capital.

Saturday - 05/23/2015, 08:08am EDT
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Help for homeless vets

Randy Brown, director of Communications for the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, will talk about the programs and services provided by his organization to help homeless veterans.
May 22, 2015

Friday - 05/22/2015, 08:18pm EDT
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Agency customer service initiatives

ForeSee Vice President Dave Lewan and Abby Herriman, senior vice president of Delivery and Innovation at HighPoint Global, join host Jason Briefel for a wide ranging discussion of customer service initiatives in the federal government.
May 22, 2015

Friday - 05/22/2015, 05:11pm EDT
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Anne Wagner, Associate Special Counsel, Office of Special Counsel

For newly minted or experienced lawyers, the federal government provides lots of opportunities for a long and challenging career. Just ask Anne Wagner. She recently left the Merit Systems Protection Board after a six-year stint. Now she's the new associate special counsel at the Office of Special Counsel. She joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin to talk about her career change, and her extensive background as a civil servant.

Friday - 05/22/2015, 08:48am EDT
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This Memorial Day, remembering those who died

Commentary: former DHS human capital exec Jeff Neal.

Friday - 05/22/2015, 04:51am EDT

House to VA employees: Your mess-ups will live forever

Under the Ensuring VA Accountability Act, reprimands and admonishments that VA employees receive for misconduct would remain part of their permanent record for as long as they work for the department.

Thursday - 05/21/2015, 02:17pm EDT

Fed bashing: How bad is it?

Federal Drive host Tom Temin joins Mike Causey to discuss fed bashing and federal job security, and Federal Times senior writer Andy Medici will tell us Congress has in store for feds after the Memorial Day break.
May 20, 2015

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 07:22pm EDT

Want to help feds do their jobs? Stop attacking them

The Senate subcommittee that oversees federal management hosted a hearing Wednesday on how agencies can better address 21st century problems. Two employee representatives had an answer for Congress: Stop attacking the federal workforce.

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 03:28pm EDT

OMB initiates FedStat to hone in on mission, management issues

The latest in a long line of data-driven reviews will give agencies a chance to compare themselves internally and externally with similar federal programs. OMB created FedStat as a way to use the data from its back-office benchmarking effort.

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 04:28am EDT
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How benefits, financial and tax planning coordinate with each other

Certified financial planner John Jilek joins hosts Bob Leins and John Elliott to discuss tax brackets, TSP distributions, retirement tax rates and more.
May 18, 2015

Monday - 05/18/2015, 08:07pm EDT
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Work of Cancer Genome Atlas leads to breakthroughs in cancer diagnosis, treatment

The Partnership of Public Service recently named Jean C. Zenklusen, Carolyn Hutter and the Cancer Genome Atlas Team as finalists for the 2015 Science and Environment Medal.

Monday - 05/18/2015, 04:56pm EDT

Federal employees have property rights to their jobs, even the ones you want to fire

Commentary: Career federal (and other public) employees have a property interest in their jobs. It's a major distinction with the private sector. It's a long established fact. But when's the last time you heard it stated, asks Federal Drive host Tom Temin.

Monday - 05/18/2015, 05:32am EDT

The few, the proud, the mailman?

Federal employees have it tough. Especially, if you're a letter carrier. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says you better be careful, because it's a dog-bite-mailman world out there.

Monday - 05/18/2015, 03:00am EDT

Fun stuff: VMI and the War Between the States

Federal News Radio speaks with Recreation News Editor Marvin Bond about interesting things to do in and near the nation's capital.

Saturday - 05/16/2015, 10:13am EDT
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