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What federal employees should look for in 2012

Amid the partisan wrangling, near shutdowns and crises averted 2011 saw serious proposals to reduce the federal workforce, rework its benefits and retirement structures and lock in stagnant pay rates for another year or two. Here's what to look for in 2012.

Tags: Colleen Kelley , John Palguta , NTEU , Partnership for Public Service , Julie Tagen , NARFE , Congress , OMB , sequestration , supercommittee , budget , pay and benefits , 2011 and Beyond , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 01/04/2012, 03:56pm EST

Boeing, Machinists union deal proof that collective bargaining works, ADA national director says - December 30th, 2011 and January 6th, 2012

This week on AFGE's "Inside Government" Americans for Democratic Action (ADA) National Director Michael J. Wilson cites the recent four-year labor agreement between Boeing and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers as proof that collective bargaining works. Wilson also previews ADA's 2012 agenda, including an event at the Iowa caucuses and a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The program then will highlight two memorable interviews from 2011: Fighting for public sector unions with MSNBC's Ed Schultz and job creation with Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.).

Tags: Inside Government , Michael J. Wilson , Ed Schultz , Karen Bass , AFGE

Wednesday - 12/21/2011, 12:53pm EST
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Holiday workers: Having the right stuff

What kind of people worked during the dead-zone period between Christmas and New Year's? their reasons and motives might surprise you, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , pay and benefits , pay , benefits , retirement ,

Thursday - 01/05/2012, 02:02am EST

Postal Service's plan to close post offices hits roadbumps

The Postal Regulatory Commission has criticized the Postal Service's proposal to consider closing more than 3,600 post offices as part of its plan to avoid a projected $14 billion loss this year. The plan is causing anxiety in communities that depend on their post offices and it would not save that much money, PRC Chairman Ruth Goldway told Federal News Radio. The commission will be watching the agency's cash flow closely in the coming months.

Tags: USPS , PRC , Ruth Goldway , management , postal reform , Emily Kopp , budget

Wednesday - 01/04/2012, 07:47pm EST

Will 2012 be the year agencies focus on succession planning?

Pressure is growing on agencies to draft formal succession plans. There's good reason to believe more feds retired in late 2011 than in recent years, although the final count is not yet out.

Tags: succession planning , agriculture , Interior , VA , John Sepulveda , Pam Malam , management , retirement , William Milton , Emily Kopp

Tuesday - 01/03/2012, 08:39pm EST
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January jumpers: Why some feds are retiring now

When they take the plunge into retirement, about half of all federal and postal workers do it in December or January, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. So is that a quirk of the calendar, or something else.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , pay and benefits , Congress , hiring , retirement , benefits

Wednesday - 01/04/2012, 02:00am EST

Survivor: Endangered feds

For most of 2011, it looked as if federal workers were about to be bent, folded, stapled or otherwise mutilated by politicians. After the dust settled, the government is still with us. How come?

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

Tuesday - 01/03/2012, 02:00am EST

2011 Buyout Guide

A list of federal agencies that considered or offered buyouts and early retirements in 2011.

Tags: buyouts , budget , management , pay and benefits , retirement , workforce reduction , VSIP , VERA , Ruben Gomez

Tuesday - 08/16/2011, 02:19pm EDT

Carolyn Davis takes lessons from federal career into new one

Davis retired after 42 years in government. She said she's tried to live by a few basic principles, get the job done, get it done right and get it done on time.

Tags: Carolyn Davis , Jason Miller , Federal Voices , HHS , FEMA , people

Thursday - 12/29/2011, 07:26pm EST
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Anti-fed sentiment likely to linger, but future not all doom and gloom

John Palguta, vice president for policy at the Partnership for Public Service, talks about the top issues federal workers faced in 2011. Some were good and some were bad.

Tags: John Palguta , Federal Drive , Partnership for Pubic Service , shutdown , 2011 and Beyond , pay freeze ,

Friday - 12/23/2011, 12:15pm EST
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