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TSP starts out 2023 in the black

Every Thrift Savings Plan fund scored positive returns in January, starting out 2023 on a good note for federal investors. The biggest winner was the small cap stock index S Fund, with a return of 10.82%

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Initial plans to cap pay raise for hundreds of NSF employees gain major union pushback

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White House directs Pentagon to initiate military compensation review

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Users report continuing problems with TSP's web site

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Boiling the frog: How civil servants are being politicized before our eyes

Dr. Ron Sanders, the president and CEO of Publica Virtu LLC, explains why more than federal employees need to pay attention to the problems Schedule F and similar efforts could pose to national security.

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Users report continuing problems with TSP's web site

While the Thrift Savings Plan overseers work to fix the TSP web site and system behind it, users report ongoing problems: mainly long telephone wait times and a lack of control over monthly withdrawals. Financial…

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Much of what affects your life comes from a courtroom

Federal employment is anything but simple. In fact, each year, thousands of federal workplace cases end up in the courts, federal district, appellate, and administrative forums.

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Contractors possess a lot of Defense Department property, but no one knows how much

For various reasons, defense contractors have quite a bit of Defense Department property in their possession. But DoD can only guesstimate how much it’s all worth.

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DoD hones 5G requirements, priorities as rollout builds momentum

Is DoD ready to go primetime with 5G? Not quite. But the Defense Department is prioritizing projects, tests and use cases that will lay the foundation for wide 5G adoption sooner rather than later. We talk with Air Force, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and DoD leaders to get the 411.

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White House sets standard code for federal scientists to follow across government

The White House, following up on one of President Joe Biden’s earliest priorities in office, is setting a common standard for science and research policies across the federal government.

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From the ocean to up above, NOAA is getting ready to monitor traffic in space

Late last year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration or NOAA took a step forward in its plans to provide space traffic coordination services to commercial and civil satellite operators operating in the increasingly congested orbits around Earth.

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NSF joins a growing list of agencies reconfiguring its CIO’s office

National Science Foundation CIO Dorothy Aronson will remain a principal advisor while a new executive will lead the Office of Business Information Technology (BIT) Services and be the CIO and CTO.

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VA says it's ready to process all the burn pit claims pouring in

The latest benefit signed into law for veterans aims to help those exposed to the poisonous fumes of burn pits and other sources. VA officials say they were ready for the Pact Act.

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Defense News

Contractors possess a lot of Defense Department property, but no one knows how much

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US military planners might be viewing China in the wrong light

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Pay & Benefits

Users report continuing problems with TSP’s web site

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Navy

White House directs Pentagon to initiate military compensation review

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federal pay raise

Initial plans to cap pay raise for hundreds of NSF employees gain major union pushback

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Initial plans to cap pay raise for hundreds of NSF employees gain major union pushback

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Agencies, unions should work together to correct any bargaining unit eligibility errors

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