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Obamas sort gifts in annual Toys for Tots drive

President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama helped sort donated gifts on Wednesday at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling as part of the Marine Corps' Toys for Tots campaign.

Tags: Toys for Tots , Marine Corps , Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling , Barack Obama , Michelle Obama , gifts , donations , White House

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 09:36am EST

Julia Ziegler, Web Manager, Federal News Radio

From budgets to Christmas break, federal employees aren't feeling the love this holiday season. That's because there's a cloud of uncertainty hanging over the entire government. And there's just a week left to clear the air. Federal News Radio Web Manager Julia Ziegler joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to explain.

Tags: Julia Ziegler , Tom Temin , Federal Drive , workforce

Friday - 12/05/2014, 08:11am EST
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Petition for four-day Christmas weekend fails to get 100,000 signatures

With about 92,500 signatures, a petition to give federal employees a four-day weekend around Christmas came up just short of getting a response from the White House.

Tags: petition , Shefali Kapadia , workforce

Friday - 11/21/2014, 11:15am EST

Federal workers: All I want for Christmas is a long weekend

A WhiteHouse.gov petition asks President Barack Obama to grant government employees off the Friday after Christmas, creating a four-day weekend.

Tags: vacation , management , benefits , pay and benefits , workforce , paid leave , holiday

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 03:10pm EDT

A big holiday thanks to federal workers

Whatever your reason for working this holiday, be assured that Senior Correspondent Mike Causey feels your pain, but thankfully from afar.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , holiday workers , workforce

Tuesday - 12/25/2012, 02:44am EST

Bonus Christmas holiday ... Is it a go?

Forget about the recession in Europe, the civil war in Syria, high-level romances and tons of emails from a general to a pal. It is time to get up close and personal and ask the all-important question: Are federal workers going to get the day off on the Monday before Christmas? Inquiring minds want to know, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , workforce ,

Friday - 11/16/2012, 02:00am EST

Village of the Darned Week

The second most trying time in government starts today and runs through the start of the new year. It is a time when many offices are deserted and those with people resemble the Village of the Darned. Check it out, if you dare, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Cause , Federal Report , pay and benefits , bonus holiday

Friday - 12/23/2011, 02:00am EST

A big holiday thanks to federal workers

Whatever your reason for working this holiday weekend, be assured that Senior Correspondent Mike Causey feels your pain, but thankfully from afar.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , pay and benefits , New Years

Monday - 12/26/2011, 02:00am EST

Warm Hearts in a Cold War

'Twas the night before Christmas, and all through CONAD, the red phone was ringing, which was usually bad.

Tags: tech , SK , Maj. Stacey Reddish , Santa Claus , NORAD , tracker

Wednesday - 12/24/2008, 04:00am EST

Giving through LivingSocial

Group coupon sites like Groupon and LivingSocial may be making waves as purveyors of daily deals. But they're also touting themselves as avenues for charity.

Tags: livingsocial , group coupons , donorschoose.org , globalgiving , charity , Nathan Hager , wtop saves you money

Sunday - 01/23/2011, 07:56am EST
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