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Maybe Congress likes paying you liquidated damages

The Anti Deficiency Act has become more of a legal fig leaf than any real coverage for the government to avoid paying people during a shutdown. 

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How’s your life/wife? Compared to what?

Should feds be recognized with a modest pay raise? Or, despite performing unseen round-the-clock vital services, should they bite the bullet like so many…

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Does your health plan pass the BS test?

Walton Francis on what you should be looking for, and what to avoid, while navigating the open season. It could mean a lot. Take the advice and then do…

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Can feds afford a 2021 pay raise?

Crazy question for the career federal workforce in this crazy year. Please consider it carefully. And the question is this: can you afford a pay raise this year?

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