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From the Hill

Read about the latest legislative initiatives affecting federal employee rights, pay, benefits and retirement.

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Manager Matters

Manager Matters

This monthly column examines issues faced by federal managers, supervisors, and executives as it relates to current events.

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Case Law Update

Case Law Update

Read comprehensive summaries of recent court and administrative decisions (from the MSPB, EEOC and FLRA) affecting the terms, conditions, and rights of federal employment, written by the attorneys of Shaw Bransford & Roth.

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This Week on FEDtalk

This Week on FEDtalk

Every other Friday, FEDtalk on Federal News Radio explores current issues of importance to federal employees and those interested in the federal sector.

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Career Tip of the Month

Career Tip of the Month

Each month, Senior Executive Service resume expert Barbara Adams discusses how to obtain and succeed in an SES position.

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Young Gov

Young Gov

Hear thoughts from millennials about public service in this monthly column from Young Government Leaders.

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Educate Yourself

Educate Yourself

Find out about upcoming federal training opportunities for managers and their staff.

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Hear it from WAEPA

Hear it from WAEPA

WAEPA is a non-profit association founded in 1943, dedicated to serving the health, welfare, and financial well-being of civilian federal employees and their families. Read their column for news and free events about insurance.

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Performance Pickup

Performance Pickup

Discover practical workplace tips, coaching for executives, strategies to drive better use of resources, and much more.

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GAO Report Finds Managers Resistant to Telework

GAO Report Finds Managers Resistant to Telework

A new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) highlights how additional controls could strengthen telework compliance and data reporting. 

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New Book on the Future of the SES

New Book on the Future of the SES

Last week, the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) held a launch event to celebrate the release of a new book on the next generation of leadership in the federal workforce.

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Big Cuts in New Budget Proposal

Big Cuts in New Budget Proposal

Last week, President Trump unveiled his “skinny budget” proposal for FY2018. While the $1.065 trillion spending level set by the Budget Control Act is set to be retained, proposed spending for defense would increase from $549 billion to $603 billion, while non-defense would drop from $516 billion to $462 billion.

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President Trump Plans to Give Federal Employees a Raise

President Trump Plans to Give Federal Employees a Raise

The Trump administration announced plans to recommend a 1.9 percent pay raise for federal workers to take effect January 2018, according to a budget document and senior budget official.

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This Week on FEDtalk: Data Accessibility: Your Data Distilled

This Week on FEDtalk: Data Accessibility: Your Data Distilled

Tune in to FEDtalk this Friday to learn how federal agencies are using data visualization techniques to better educate the public on what they are doing and to improve government transparency.

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This Week on FEDtalk: Data Accessibility: Your Data Distilled

This Week on FEDtalk: Data Accessibility: Your Data Distilled

Tune in to FEDtalk this Friday to learn how federal agencies are using data visualization techniques to better educate the public on what they are doing and to improve government transparency.

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Government Employees—High Quality?

Government Employees—High Quality?

Our nation is blessed with many great citizens, in the past and in the present. So many naysayers have lamented the decline in quality of our youth, with statistics highlighting the obesity, lethargy, softness, and other traits preventing our youth from being real contributors to anything but themselves throughout their lifetimes.

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Six Steps to Work-Life Balance

Six Steps to Work-Life Balance

No, this is not a discussion about weight loss, exercise or nutritious eating. Though important factors of a healthier and happier life, this conversation is about managing change to foster a relevant balance. 

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Motion to Compel Granted in Part in Federal Employee Class Action Data Breach Litigation

Motion to Compel Granted in Part in Federal Employee Class Action Data Breach Litigation

Customers brought separate actions against Anthem, a health insurance company, after the company’s computer systems were compromised by a cyberattack. 

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Four Key Ingredients for Resume Success (and how to screw up the recipe)

Four Key Ingredients for Resume Success (and how to screw up the recipe)

Grandmom always brought the apple pie to family events. She “taught” all of the grandkids to make it and even gave us the recipe, but none of us have ever been able to duplicate the taste the texture of the flaky crust.  It’s not that the recipe is that difficult to follow, but Gran had a sixth sense about baking and she perfected her signature dessert over many years. 

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One Month into the New Administration

One Month into the New Administration

Policy changes and refocused initiatives are developing just one month into President Trump’s administration.

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From The Hill
Get the latest news on legislative initiatives affecting federal employee rights, pay, benefits, retirement, and programmatic changes.

Educate Yourself
In today's federal community, if you don't continually improve your skills and knowledge, you may fall behind the curve. Read this column for federal training opportunities and programs of interest for both you and your staff.

Case Law Update
Comprehensive summaries of recent court and administrative decisions (from the Merit Systems Protection Board, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the Federal Labor Relations Board) that affect the terms, conditions, and rights of your employment. Our legal update is written by a lawyer, but without all the legal jargon, so you can stay on top of the key legal developments affecting your employment.

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This Week on FEDtalk

This Week on FEDtalk: Data Accessibility: Your Data Distilled

Tune in to FEDtalk this Friday to learn how federal agencies are using data visualization techniques to better educate the public on what they are doing and to improve government transparency.

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Manager Matters

One Month into the New Administration

Policy changes and refocused initiatives are developing just one month into President Trump’s administration.

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