EARLYBIRD: HEADLINES FROM AROUND THE WEB

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2 percent federal retirement COLA set for January

Most federal retirees will see their annuity benefits increase by 2 percent in January, the largest inflation-based increase since 2012 and an amount about ...

October 13 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

How Trump’s Health-Care Order Aims to Lower Costs

News and analysis from the WSJ's Washington bureau

October 13 WASHINGTON WIRE (WALL STREET JOURNAL)

Federal employees more positive about working for Uncle Sam

A several-year trend of improvement in federal employees’ views of working for the government continued this year, with responses more positive in 64 of the ...

October 12 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

House to vote on bill requiring discipline for officials who retaliate against whistleblowers

Federal agencies would be required to discipline officials who retaliate against whistleblowing employees, and to fire them on their second offense, under a ...

October 12 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

U.S. Refugee Admissions Don’t Meet Global Needs, Report Finds

Over many years, the U.S. has resettled more refugees than any other nation, but the U.S. commitment has not kept pace as the number of refugees in need of ...

October 12 WASHINGTON WIRE (WALL STREET JOURNAL)

A Staredown on Pennsylvania Avenue: Trump Leaves Thorny Issues to Congress

News and analysis from the WSJ's Washington bureau

October 12 WASHINGTON WIRE (WALL STREET JOURNAL)

Trump Administration Casts New Uncertainty Over Nafta Talks

News and analysis from the WSJ's Washington bureau

October 11 WASHINGTON WIRE (WALL STREET JOURNAL)

Internal political turmoil hits largest federal union as Trump and GOP target government workers

During a time when government workers are facing increasing threats from President Trump and Congress, the largest federal labor union is again facing its ...

October 10 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Q&A for federal workers: Phased retirement

Question: I’m interested in “phased” retirement. How do I sign up? Answer: You can’t, unless your agency agrees to offer it to you. In phased retirement, ...

October 10 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

House set to back broader Thrift Savings Plan withdrawal options

The House is scheduled to vote Wednesday to expand withdrawal choices for investors in the Thrift Savings Plan, in what would be one of the most significant ...

October 10 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)