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January pay raise, retiree COLA looking good

With five months left to go in the cost of living countdown, federal, military and Social Security retirees are looking at a 3% increase in benefits beginning…

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Is the General Schedule the best way to raise pay, morale for TSA workers?

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That $15 wage proposal for federal contractors, will it help or hurt?

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TSP performance up from March but still down from 2020

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Do federal employees get pay increases regardless of their job performance?

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(AP Photo/Gregory Bull)The USNS Mercy hospital ship sits at dock before its departure Monday, March 23, 2020, in San Diego. The Navy hospital ship was preparing to leave San Diego on Tuesday and planned to spend a few days at sea getting its newly formed medical team used to working together before arriving to Los Angeles to help the city free up its hospital beds, in efforts to help combat the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Navy rethinking plan to cut medical military billets

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(AP Photo/Elise Amendola)FILE- In this June 15, 2018, file photo, twenty dollar bills are counted in North Andover, Mass. Default on your federal student loans and the government can take up to 15 percent of each paycheck to satisfy your debt. The Education Department can also withhold federal benefits like tax returns and Social Security payments. Garnishment is an effective tool to recoup unpaid loans, private collection agencies enlisted by the Education Department took in over $841.6 million  via wage garnishment in the 2018 fiscal year, but it inflicts serious financial strain on borrowers who are already struggling. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

OPM offers up details on new emergency paid leave for federal employees

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VA’s meteoric telehealth expansion poses new questions for the future

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Senate committee advances Ahuja’s nomination for OPM director

No Republicans voted to advance the nomination of Kiran Ahuja, the president’s choice to lead the Office of Personnel Management, to the full Senate.

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Retirement Plan Retirement Planning Pension Concept

Top off your retirement tank

While it is virtually impossible for a federal or postal retiree to run out of money, it is possible to run dangerously low — even with an annuity indexed…

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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)Joe Biden

Biden signs $15 minimum wage for federal contract workers

President Joe Biden has signed an executive order to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour for federal contractors

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