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Employee bias complaints down, waits up

Federal employees filed slightly fewer discrimination complaints against their agencies in 2011, but the numbers of cases awaiting hearings and appeals grew as ...

August 20, 2012 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

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August 20, 2012 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Americans would prefer higher taxes on the wealthy before cuts to some services, survey says

A majority of Americans would rather see higher taxes on the wealthy before cuts are made to public services such as food safety and border security, according ...

August 20, 2012 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Court limits federal employee appeal rights

A court decision issued Friday could limit on national security grounds the rights of many federal employees to challenge personnel actions against them, even ...

August 20, 2012 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

AFGE elects new president; nurse replaces retiring John Gage

Jeffrey David Cox Sr., a 61-year-old nurse and North Carolina native, takes over as president of the American Federation of Government Employees Thursday after ...

August 16, 2012 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

How has military medical consolidation affected employees and service members? | #FedBuzz

Walter Reed Army Medical Center closed down operations during summer 2011, moving its outpatients to new facilities at Bethesda and Fort Belvoir. Originally, ...

August 15, 2012 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

General Services Administration freezes federal travel rates

The General Services Administration is freezing federal travel per diem rates for fiscal year 2013, the agency announced Tuesday. The agency predicts freezing ...

August 14, 2012 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Veterans Affairs agency under investigation for conference spending

The Department of Veterans Affairs spent $5 million—and set aside $4 million more — last year for two training conferences whose organizers are under ...

August 14, 2012 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Federal employee phased retirement details emerge

The government’s central personnel agency has said that allowing federal employees to phase into retirement is one of its important goals and it will make the ...

August 14, 2012 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Federal workers: Are you getting enough additional training? | #FedBuzz

Most feds aren’t preparing to go back to school this August, but many hope to have opportunities to continue their education throughout the course of their ...

August 7, 2012 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)