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Teleworking: The downside

Back in the day, teleworking was an unusual perk that many bosses didn't like. Today lots of people are doing it, but some of them say it has a downside, especially during snowstorms, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , telework

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 02:00am EST

Federal offices open Tuesday with delayed arrival

Federal offices in the D.C. region will open with a two-hour delayed arrival Tuesday, according to the Office of Personnel Management. Federal workers will have the option for unscheduled leave or unscheduled telework. Workers are expected to arrive at work no later than two hours after they are normally expected to.

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Monday - 03/03/2014, 10:00pm EST

Obama to propose employee training improvements in 2015 budget

OPM Director Katherine Archuleta didn't have details on the proposals, but she said agencies need to learn from each other and build on their successes.

Tags: training , Budget , Barack Obama , Katherine Archuleta , OPM , NTEU , Jason Miller

Monday - 03/03/2014, 04:31am EST

Feds thank OPM for early call on government closure

Federal employees thanked the Office of Personnel Management for its early announcement that federal agencies in D.C. would be closed Monday. The comments come in stark contrast to complaints about OPM calling closures or delays too late.

Tags: OPM , Facebook , Twitter , operating status , Shefali Kapadia

Monday - 03/03/2014, 09:12am EST

Monday quiz: Which feds are more equal than others?

How can three nearly identical feds the same age, same agency, same grade and same job get paychecks of different amounts? Hint: Some feds are more equal than others, Senior Correspondent MIke Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , pay and benefits , Federal Report

Monday - 03/03/2014, 02:00am EST

Educating and training the next generation of Marines

Marine Corps University President, Brigadier General Thomas Weidley and Retired Brigadier General Thomas Draude, president of the Marine Corps University Foundation, will talk about the University's education and training programs.
February 28, 2014

Tags: Marine Corps , Marine Corps University , Marine Corps University Foundation , Brigadier General Thomas V. Draude , Brigadier General Thomas Weidley , Military training , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 02/28/2014, 07:48pm EST
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Bieber, Beyonce or buyout: What are your odds?

Given the choice, would you choose a date with Justin Bieber, an evening with Beyonce or a $25,000 buyout? Given the odds, chances are you will never have to make a choice, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. But be prepared...

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , pay and benefits , buyouts , IRS , John Koskinen

Friday - 02/28/2014, 02:00am EST

AFGE: staffing and budget cuts hurting EPA - February 28, 2014

This week on AFGE's "Inside Government" EPA Council 238 Executive Vice President Denise Morrison and Local 704 President John O'Grady discuss the impact of staffing and budget cuts at EPA. AFGE VA Local 1988 Executive Vice President Geddes Scott, TSA Local 554 President Robert Williams and Department of Transportation Local 3313 EVP Robena Reid also appear.

Tags: AFGE , Inside Government , Denise Morrison , Geddes Scott , Patrick Murphy , Robert Williams , Robena Reid

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 03:17pm EST
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Will IRS budget pleas be ignored in Congress?

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen told members of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government that budget and staffing reductions are impacting the agency's core missions of customer service and tax collection. The agency projects it will only be able to answer 61 percent of phone calls this year, meaning some 20 million phone calls will go unanswered. Meanwhile, taxpayers attempting to reach IRS offices are facing wait times that stretch past 20 minutes.

Tags: Budget , Congress , House , IRS , John Koskinen , Ander Crenshaw , NTEU , Colleen Kelley ,

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 04:18pm EST

Are you sleeping with the frenemy?

Unrequited love can, in and of itself, be romantic. But it can also be painful and costly, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. So, is it time for federal unions to reevaluate their long-time relationship with politicians?

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , pay and benefits , federal unions

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 02:00am EST
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