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TSP board shares ‘optimistic’ timeline for resolving call center issues

For TSP participants, customer service hold times are down to 15 minutes on average, but lawmakers are calling for a deeper investigation of TSP issues.

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‘We don’t always have the right answer:’ Why agency leaders should be more transparent

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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

Bereavement leave for feds, a new ‘digital corps,’ and more highlights from House NDAA

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House Democrats seek expansion of paid leave program for federal employees

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Omnibus endorses 1% federal pay raise, gives feds more time to repay deferred payroll taxes

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Va. congressman worried about payroll tax deferral, Schedule F’s impact on feds post-Trump

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2020 roundup: Most key lawmakers for feds keep congressional seats

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New executive order could strip civil service protections from ‘wide swaths’ of federal workforce

A new executive order from President Donald Trump will reclassify certain current and future positions in the career civil service as a new political class…

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Lawmakers again want a payroll tax deferral opt-out for feds after ‘chaotic’ rollout

A group of 43 House members, including four Republicans, are again calling on the Trump administration to give federal employees and military members the…

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What they’re saying about the payroll tax deferral

Military members and federal employee groups worry those impacted by the president’s mandatory payroll tax deferral aren’t getting the message about the extra dollars they’re seeing in their paychecks — and that they’ll have to pay it all back next year.

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