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Are you a lifer? Learning to blend FERS and your TSP!

The Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) requires some-to-considerable thought and work from those who want to maximize their total retirement benefits.

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The Capitol is seen from the Russell Senate Office Building during a delay in work on the Democrats' $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, March 5, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Senate Democrats unveil 2022 appropriations bills, back Biden’s planned federal pay raise

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ATF misclassified jobs, improperly paid out law enforcement benefits, audit finds

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AbilityOne program looks to end subminimum wage for federal contract workers with disabilities

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Getty Images/iStockphoto/SeanPavonePhotoWashington, D.C. skyline with highways and monuments.

COLA, COVID, pay raise, shutdown: Time for a time out?

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Updated: Biden signs stopgap highway spending bill bringing 3,700 Transportation Dept. employees back to work

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Long lasting complications from the 2013, 2018 government shutdowns

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TSA Administrator David Pekoske

TSA’s biggest challenge in two decades? Securing better pay for frontline workers, leaders say

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Adam HannaAdam Hanna, assistant U.S. attorney in the Southern District of Illinois, and co-chair of the compensation committee of the National Association of Assistant U.S. Attorneys

One group of Justice Department attorneys seeks pay parity with another

At the Justice Department, assistant U.S. attorneys and trial attorneys are both, well, lawyers that do litigation. But they work under different pay systems.

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AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteThe Senate side of the Capitol is seen at dawn as a consequential week begins in Washington for President Joe Biden and Democratic leaders in Congress who are trying to advance his $3.5 trillion

Curious about the impact of a shutdown? Just wait

One of the big differences between government and the private sector is the field of labor relations. In industry, it is usually disgruntled workers who…

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AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, FileFILE - In this Aug. 17, 2020, file photo, a United States Postal Service carrier delivers mail to homes in Salt Lake City. A Center for Public Integrity investigation finds that the U.S. Postal Service regularly cheats mail carriers out of their pay. Arbitrators and federal investigators have found managers at hundreds of post offices around the country have illegally underpaid hourly workers for years. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

How the Postal Service shortchanges its hourly employees who work overtime

A published report cites Labor Department records showing the U.S. Postal Service has regularly shortchanged hourly employees to the tune of nearly $700,000 in back pay.

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