This employee’s call for pandemic help is detailed, heartfelt and futile

Letter mailed to officials across the country is chock full of valid complaints, but too short on detail.

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New executive order may reclassify ‘wide swaths’ of career positions as political appointees

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Survey shows widening cracks in service member mental health and benefits issues during COVID

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Experts hope next administration will take advantage of data-driven innovations

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Federal locality pay: Broken or underfunded?

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GAO developing secure file transfer capability to share sensitive data during pandemic

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Developments around the corner for defense contractors affected by COVID

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FILE - This March 22, 2013 file photo, shows the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington. The Internal Revenue Service is recalling about 46,000 of its employees furloughed by the government shutdown, nearly 60 percent of its workforce, to handle tax returns and pay out refunds. The employees won't be paid. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

IRS details strategy for replacing its most ancient computer code

A project leader explains why patented methodology developed in house is shelved.

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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, file photo, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is sworn in before testifying during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on the Postal Service on Capitol Hill in Washington. The U.S. Postal Service agreed Wednesday, Oct. 14, to reverse changes that slowed mail service nationwide, settling a lawsuit filed by Montana Gov. Steve Bullock during a pandemic that is expected to force many more people to vote by mail. (Tom Williams/Pool Photo via AP, File)

USPS operational changes had ‘significant impact’ on mail delays, watchdog finds

Auditors found on-time delivery of first-class mail fell by more than 10% in July, directly corresponding” with the timeline of when USPS started reducing…

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Avoiding retirement’s seven deadly sins

Whether you are going out this year, next summer or departure day is years away, plan ahead. Starting yesterday. But beginning now is better than nothing. A lot better.

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