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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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Expanding paid family leave for federal employees faces tough, heated fight

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(Colleen McGrath/The Herald-Mail via AP)A voter stands on a social distance marker outside the Washington County Election Center in Hagerstown, Md., Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, for the first day of in-person early voting. (Colleen McGrath/The Herald-Mail via AP)

2020 roundup: Most key lawmakers for feds keep congressional seats

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(AP Photo/John Raoux)A briefcase of a census taker is seen as she knocks on the door of a residence Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in Winter Park, Fla. A half-million census takers head out en mass this week to knock on the doors of households that haven't yet responded to the 2020 census. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Census experts warn ‘extreme truncation’ of 2020 count puts data quality at risk

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House Democrats call for retroactive expansion of paid parental leave to federal employees

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Lawmakers begin the push for a 3.5% federal pay raise in 2021

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FBI whistleblower still seeking appeal rights after 2016 law falls short

A 2016 law was supposed to, at last, give FBI whistleblowers the protections most other federal employees have. But three years after the bill’s passage,…

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In latest lawsuit, AFGE says Trump administration violated injunction on workforce EOs

An American Federation of Government Employees local is suing the Trump administration, the Social Security Administration and the Federal Service Impasses…

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‘Never suggested we would not lose expertise,’ USDA says of upcoming relocation

Lawmakers have asked Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to allow employees impacted by the upcoming USDA relocation to use telework and other flexibilities to alleviate the burdens of the move to Kansas City. USDA and the American Federation of Government Employees are expected to continue bargaining negotiations over those flexibilities this week.

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