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A lot of people who get Social Security benefits are just learning that they will not be getting a cost of living adjustment next January. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey knows why they surprised and you are not.
A reality for military families is that when transfer orders come in, family members have very short notice to uproot their lives, and move. For military spouses, that usually means leaving a good job. But now, the Office of Personnel Management has announced new hiring policies that will give military spouses a little more flexibility in finding a new job when those orders are issued.
Every agency will have access to hire candidates from database. Several other hiring reforms in the works, OPM says.
Federal employees have been challenged to help collect at least a million pounds of non-perishable food by the end of August.
Administration working with lawmakers to give full federal benefits to domestic partners. Employee union calls sick leave change real progress.
Tags: pay and benefits , Sen. Joseph Lieberman , Rep. Tammy Baldwin , OPM , White House , Jacqueline Simon , AFGE , domestic partner benefits , sick leave , Long-term insurance , Anti-discrimination law
Some surprising findings from a GAO study of federal government preparedness for a possible flu pandemic. A Senate subcommittee holds hearings days after the World Health Organization declares H1N1 flu virus spread has officially reached pandemic status. Agencies bracing for possible return of swine flu this fall.