Pay & Benefits

New Details on Trump's Performance Pay Plan

A senior executive at the Office of Personnel Management says the fund will not simply be used to dole out bonuses to high performers.

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Mnuchin’s Pricey Government Travel Breaks From Coach-Flying Predecessor

Former Treasury secretary flew coach domestically, and spent just $8,000 on premium travel over four years.

Feds in Work-Life Programs Perform Better at Their Jobs, Survey Says

Although most feds give flexibilities high marks, some managers struggle with evaluation of remote workers.


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Retirement Planning

Resigning Instead of Retiring

Why some people make what appears to be a curious choice.

Pay & Benefits Watch Federal employees are barred from traveling to some neighborhoods of Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

Unions Push Back on Trump Administration's Plans to Shrink Labor-Management Agency

Facility closures come amid proposed cuts to NLRB, end to internal labor forums.

Retirement Planning

8 Fun Facts About Federal Retirement

Some of them might help you in the planning process.

With Board Hamstrung, Federal Employee Appeals Backlog Grows to Largest Ever Total

Trump’s nominee could help resolve cases that have been sitting in limbo for a year.

Trump Administration Plans to Slash Labor Relations Board, Consolidate Power

Trump officials have "an interest in destroying the agency from the inside," group says.

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., asked how officials justified the specific numbers of new agents that Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Customs and Border Protection plan to hire.

The Federal Government Has Gotten Slower at Hiring New Employees for 5 Consecutive Years

Senator calls the trend a "crisis," while OPM says it is "disappointing."

Retirement Planning

Should You Relocate in Retirement?

Weighing the decision to stay put or move somewhere new.

TSP Funds End Nearly Year-Long Run of Growth

A volatile February left everything but government securities in the red.