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Denying your federal DNA

With all the bad press the government, and government workers are getting nowadays, do you ever tell people you do something else---like maybe you are a travel agent or undertaker---for a living? If not, you may want to reconsider why not.

Tags: workforce , pay and benefits , management

Monday - 07/28/2014, 05:54am EDT

Kardashian to head the IRS; Federline succeeds Kerry at State Department

What if Kim Kardashian took over at the IRS, or Brittany Spears' ex Kevin Federline succeeded John Kerry at the State Department. Would that get your attention?

Tags: Kim Kardashian , Kevin Federline , Brittany Spears , Ryan Seacrest , federal report , workforce , pay and benefits

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 11:39am EDT

IRS 'scandal': Cover up, train wreck or simple mistake?

What's in those missing IRS tapes? The ones critics of the agency say would provide the smoking gun of evidence. Is there a lesson for your agency in record-keeping? Yes, but maybe not what you thought.

Tags: IRS , Lois Lerner , scandal , archiving , nixon tapes , data

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 04:32pm EDT

What's ahead for feds in 2015?

NARFE Legislative Director Jessica Klement, and Federal Times Senior Writer Andy Medici will discuss chained CPI, pay raises, and other issues affecting feds.
July 23, 2014

Tags: pay and benefits , federal pay raise , federal retirement , chained CPI , Jessica Klement , NARFE , Federal Times , Andy Medici , grade creep , Your Turn

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 05:22pm EDT
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1 percent pay raise; 1.9 percent COLA. Go figure!

Despite higher prices at the pump, overall living costs rose only slightly last month. For federal-military-Social Security retirees, that points to a 1.9 percent cost of living adjustment in January.

Tags: federal workforce , pay and benefits , Your Turn , Jessica Klement , Andy Medici , COLA , pay

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 03:04pm EDT

Feds of the future: Not a pretty sight!

Here's a sobering thought: Will the federal worker of the future be a hybridized version of his or her counterpart in the U.S. Postal Service?

Tags: federal report , pay , postal service , USPS , pay and benefits

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 02:00am EDT

Mike Causey, Senior Correspondent, Federal News Radio

Defenders of the General Schedule are hard to find, if you can find them at all. All the stakeholders agree the GS setup doesn't work for the federal government in the 21st century. On In Depth with Francis Rose, Federal News Radio Senior Correspondent Mike Causey said even the names of the slots on the schedule don't really work right any more.

Tags: general schedule , pay and benefits , USPS

Monday - 07/21/2014, 04:20pm EDT
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Retired feds on career and retirement

Federal News Radio Senior Correspondent Mike Causey joins hosts Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan as they welcome a couple of retired feds into the studio.
July 21, 2014

Tags: pay and benefits , federal retirement , Bob Leins , Tammy Flanagan , federal benefits , For Your Benefit , Betty Koger , Linda Force

Monday - 07/21/2014, 05:36pm EDT
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Reform yoga: Bend over and smile

When your political bosses tell you to bend over and await further instructions, chances are you are about to be reformed. So if you've been there and done that, get ready for another exercise in excellence, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: federal report , pay and benefits , pay , general schedule

Monday - 07/21/2014, 02:00am EDT

Home Alone -- again, please!

Remember the fable of the rabbit, trapped by a hungry fox, who begs to be punished by being thrown into the briar patch? Think of yourself as that rascally rabbit, and Congress as the hungry but not so bright fox, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. We're talking about the shutdown showdown.

Tags: federal report , government shutdown , workforce

Friday - 07/18/2014, 02:00am EDT
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