(AP Photo/Morry Gash, Pool)President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden exchange points during the first presidential debate Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland, Ohio. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, Pool)

A federal employee’s guide to Trump and Biden’s 2020 campaign platforms

With two weeks until the presidential election, Federal News Network reviewed the track records and campaign policies for President Donald Trump and former…

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A bill to make the payroll tax deferral optional, and others worth watching

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OPM nominee insists past rhetoric is behind him, says discrimination has no place in government

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Federal employees can’t opt out of payroll tax deferral, agency says

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House appropriators stay silent on federal pay for 2021

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For many federal employees, health and retirement benefits are what’s keeping them on the job

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Add ‘political realities’ to the strikes against retirees

Although looking back on the first couple of months of 2020 might seem like the Good Old Days, benefits expert Tammy Flanagan said, “It was already destined…

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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2019 file photo, the Supreme Court is seen at sunset in Washington. The Supreme Court has ruled that insurance companies can collect $12 billion from the federal government to cover their losses in the early years of the health care law championed by President Barack Obama. The justices voted 8-1 Monday in holding that insurers are entitled to the money under a provision of the “Obamacare” health law that promised the companies a financial cushion for losses they might incur by selling coverage to people in the marketplaces created by the health care law. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

GPO and WEP: The other pandemics!

Windfall Elimination Provision and Government Pension Offset cost millions of federal and public employees even more millions in dollars of benefits.

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Pandemic or not, civil servants deserve our appreciation today and every day

During Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW), let’s take a moment to thank civil servants and recognize the contributions they make to our way of life, every day — pandemic or not.

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