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Crunching your COLA numbers

Federal, military and Social Security retirees would receive smaller benefits in the future if the government switches to a new yardstick to measure inflation. How much would it cost you? Maybe more than you think, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , pay and benefits , retirement , workforce , COLA , chained CPI

Wednesday - 04/17/2013, 02:34pm EDT

Fed employee group calculates lost benefits under chained CPI

President Barack Obama's proposal to change the way retirees' cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs) are calculated has drawn the ire of federal-employee groups and unions. The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) has released a calculator designed to show retirees and policymakers how benefits would be reduced if the chained CPI were implemented.

Tags: NARFE , Joseph Beaudoin , workforce , pay and benefits , chained CPI , COLA , Jack Moore

Tuesday - 04/16/2013, 05:34pm EDT

Auditors find low enrollment in vets jobs program

Federal auditors say a job-training program designed to help veterans re-enter the workforce has more than 60,000 empty slots, left unfilled despite efforts to reduce the jobless rate among veterans.

Tags: Veterans Affairs , DoD , workforce

Wednesday - 04/17/2013, 02:40am EDT

Gestures are great, but they aren't edible

Elected and appointed officials are exempt from sequestration-related furloughs. But now that President Barack Obama has voluntarily taken a 5 percent pay cut, odds are many of the people he appointed to their jobs will also follow suit. So what do rank-and-file federal employees think? Check out Senior Correspondent Mike Causey's column for more.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , pay and benefits , workforce , furloughs , sequestration

Tuesday - 04/16/2013, 02:00am EDT

GSA appeals MSPB's exoneration of Prouty

The agency also puts former Region 8 Commissioner of the Public Building Service on administrative leave until the MSPB Board makes a decision on the appeal.

Tags: GSA , Paul Prouty , workforce , Bill Bransford , Jason Miller , exclusive

Monday - 04/15/2013, 08:30pm EDT

Never-gonna-happen furloughs happening

When sequestration was proposed, politicians said it would never happen. It did. When it triggered furlough warnings, some said they would never take place. Except they are happening right now, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , pay and benefits , workforce , furloughs , sequestration

Monday - 04/15/2013, 02:00am EDT

Helping veteran owned businesses succeed

Phillip Selleh, program manager for the VA Business Accelerator, will talk about the program and what it hopes to accomplish.
April 12, 2013

Tags: workforce , veteran employment , veteran hiring , veteran-owned business , Department of Veteran Affairs , Phillip Selleh , VA Accelerator Program , Derrick Dortch , sequestration , Fed Access

Friday - 04/12/2013, 08:38pm EDT
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Q&A with author John Maclean

Author John Maclean will discuss his latest book on the 2006 Esperanza Fire in southern California.
April 12, 2013

Tags: workforce , firefighter , wildfires , 2006 Esperanza Fire , John Maclean , Debra Roth , Tony Vergnetti , Fed Talk , US Forest Service

Friday - 04/12/2013, 11:02pm EDT
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Congress repeals STOCK Act reporting requirements for senior execs

Congress approved a bill Friday to eliminate expanded financial-disclosure reporting requirements for Senior Executive Service members, just days before the new requirements were to go into effect. Both the House and Senate approved the measure by unanimous consent. The expanded reporting requirements were set to go into effect Monday.

Tags: financial disclosure , SES , SEA , Sunlight Foundation , STOCK Act , Congress , House , Senate , Jack Moore , workforce , management

Friday - 04/12/2013, 03:18pm EDT

Tough budget times lead to Golden Age for the CFO

Federal finance may conjure up images of dull reports and boring people toiling away on spreadsheets. If that's what comes to mind, it may be time to revise your thinking. Doug Criscitello and Jeff Steinhoff, two former federal financial executives, spoke with Federal News Radio about the evolving workforce as part of our special report, Rise of the Money People.

Tags: Rise of the Money People , Doug Criscitello , Jeff Steinhoff , CFO , finance , workforce , financial management , Federal Drive , In Depth

Wednesday - 04/10/2013, 04:57pm EDT
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