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DoD, CFPB to educate service members against rising debt

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said the financial health of service members is important for troop readiness. A new report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau details potential problems service members are facing.

Tags: DoD , management , Leon Panetta , Holly Petraeus , Consumer Financial Protection Bureau , student loans , Servicemembers Civil Relief Act , training , Jared Serbu

Friday - 10/19/2012, 05:47am EDT
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And today's impending disaster is...

For the past dozen years, and up until about six months ago, federal workers were worried about the family jewels, especially their health insurance and retirement packages. Now that concern has shifted to fear of layoffs and furloughs, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , pay and benefits , Congress , budget

Friday - 10/19/2012, 02:00am EDT

Falling in love: It pays to go postal

There are certain times when it pays to go postal, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says ... Especially if you are a federal employee contemplating marriage or already one half of a "mixed marriage."

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , pay and benefits , benefits , health insurance

Thursday - 10/18/2012, 02:00am EDT

VA gears up to standardize ratings for exceptional employees

The Veterans Affairs Department's National Cemetery Administration is testing the new employee appraisal system, called GEAR, to better define and measure employee performance. The Coast Guard also is preparing a pilot of the approached designed by the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations.

Tags: management , OPM , VA , Coast Guard , Tim Curry , Curt Odom , Veronica Wales , AFGE , SEIU/NAGE , Mark Bailey , Demetrios Stroubakis , GEAR pilot , The National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations , employee performance appraisals , Jason Miller

Thursday - 10/18/2012, 05:10am EDT
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Army offers early retirement in effort to reduce force size

Active-duty and reserve soldiers with between 15 and 20 years of service could be eligible for early retirement, the Army announced this week. The service is offering temporary early retirement authority (TERA) to military officers who have not been selected to move on to the next grade as well as noncommissioned officers identified by selection boards for involuntary separation. The service aims to shed 80,000 soldiers from its active component by the end of 2017.

Tags: DoD , Army , pay and benefits , early retirement , Gerald Purcell , Jack Moore ,

Wednesday - 10/17/2012, 06:48pm EDT

Obama: Buck stops here on protecting U.S. diplomats

In the second presidential debate, President Barack Obama claimed that he was responsible for the safety of U.S. diplomats overseas and would fully investigate the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi.

Tags: President Barack Obama , Mitt Romney , debate , Libya , Hillary Rodham Clinton , State Department , Michael OConnell

Wednesday - 10/17/2012, 07:24am EDT

Horrible situation, wonderful response

How do you keep a promise, made to hundreds of orphans of federal workers, that they can go to any college they like on a full ride? It isn't easy, but it is being done, every day, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , FEEA , scholarships

Tuesday - 10/16/2012, 02:00am EDT

USDA fighting discrimination legacy with more training, accountability

The Agriculture Department is addressing long- standing discrimination claims by minorities and women with better workforce training, more accountability and a deeper look at its data. USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack shares with The Federal Drives recent efforts to address the agency's shaky civil rights history.

Tags: Tom Vilsack , USDA , discrimination , Federal Drive , management , best practices , Jolie Lee

Tuesday - 10/16/2012, 08:00am EDT
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Uptick in disability discrimination claims could jeopardize hiring goals, firm says

In a July 2010 executive order, President Barack Obama pushed agencies to hire more people with disabilities, aiming for 100,000 workers by 2015. Agencies have made steady progress toward that goal. However that progress could be in jeopardy: Complaints alleging disability discrimination in federal hiring and appointments have ticked upward over the past five years, according to an analysis by the law firm Tully Rinckey.

Tags: hiring , disability hiring , EEOC , John Mahoney , Tully Rinckey , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Emily Kopp , Jack Moore

Monday - 10/15/2012, 09:07pm EDT
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Major rewrite makes MSPB's regs more consistent, viable and transparent

The Merit Systems Protection Board completed the first major rewrite of its regulations in more than 30 years. Susan Grundmann, the MSPB chairwoman, said the changes fall into four categories. The board is giving its users six weeks to transition to the new rules.

Tags: management , MSPB , Susan Grundmann , Federal Register , regulations , Jason Miller , exclusive

Monday - 10/15/2012, 05:15am EDT
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