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USPS to add 9,000 union jobs in 90 days

In accordance with an agreement with the American Postal Workers Union, the U.S. Postal Service will convert 9,000 jobs previously held by non-union employees into bargaining unit positions.

Tags: postal service , American Postal Workers Union , Mark Dimondstein , workforce ,

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 10:08am EDT

Q&A: Phased Retirement

The Office of Personnel Management's final rule on phased retirement is out, and so is additional guidance for agencies. But questions still abound. Federal News Radio answers your most pressing questions on phased retirement, from eligibility to pay, and what took OPM so long.

Tags: phased retirement , Office of Personnel Management , pay and benefits , retirement

Friday - 08/08/2014, 02:33pm EDT

White House, GSA welcome Round 3 Innovation Fellows

The White House and the General Services Administration select 27 new Presidential Innovation Fellows to work on "high-impact" projects.

Tags: technology , workforce , Presidential Innovation Fellows , White House , GSA ,

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 10:12am EDT

Is phased retirement a good option for you?

Host Mike Causey discusses the new phased retirement option with NITP Senior Benefits Director Tammy Flanagan.
September 10, 2014

Tags: pay and benefits , federal retirement , phased retirement , Tammy Flanagan , NITP , Federal News Radio , Mike Causey , Your Turn , CSRS , FERS , TSP

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 09:28pm EDT

Online Chat: Phased Retirement

Federal News Radio experts answer your questions on phased retirement.

Tags: online chat , phased retirement , Tammy Flanagan , retirement , Mike Causey , pay and benefits , TSP , CSRS , FERS

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 11:00am EDT

DoD's strategy doesn't match its budget

An analysis from the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments says the Defense Department will need between $200 billion to $300 billion more than budget caps allow to move forward with its current strategy.

Tags: Todd Harrison , Federal Drive , Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments , DoD , budget ,

Monday - 09/08/2014, 10:58am EDT
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OPM final rule bestows flags for fallen feds

Two years after passage of the Civilian Service Recognition Act of 2011, the Office of Personnel Management issued a final rule to grant flags to the families of fallen feds.

Tags: Office of Personnel Management , workforce , Katherine Archuleta ,

Tuesday - 09/09/2014, 10:20am EDT

Are you eligible for phased retirement?

FederalNewsRadio.com writer/editor Shefali Kapadia joins host Mike Causey to talk about phased retirement, and Jenny Mattingley, director of Government Affairs at the law firm Shaw, Bransford & Roth will discuss the upcoming federal pay raise and the possibility of a government shutdown.
September 3, 2014

Tags: pay and benefits , phased retirements , Jenny Mattingley , Shaw Bransford and Roth , government shutdown , federal pay raise , Congress , Mike Causey , Your Turn

Wednesday - 09/03/2014, 08:57pm EDT

IG: DHS spends up to $49M on underused vehicles

DHS has the second largest civilian vehicle fleet in the federal government, with about 56,000 vehicles and operating costs totaling $534 million annually. The department's fleet program manual designates vehicles as underused if they accrue fewer than 12,000 miles per year.

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Wednesday - 09/03/2014, 10:30am EDT

Do you know your whistleblower rights?

Many agencies are making well-known their Whistleblower Protection Ombudsman and employees' rights when exposing wrongdoing. But other agencies are missing the mark.

Tags: Project on Government Oversight , Michael Smallberg , Federal Drive , whistleblowers , oversight ,

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 03:58am EDT
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