Pay & Benefits

TSP Participants Could Be Vulnerable to Hackers, Auditors Say

Once in the system, hackers could take loans or withdrawals from retirement accounts.

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New Program Will Give Feds a Break on the Cost of Higher Ed

Partnership between OPM and Vermont college will offer feds and their families up to 70 percent off online tuition rates.

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American Tragedy: 20 Years After the Oklahoma City Bombing

Twenty years after the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building devastation, and the only thing we really know for sure is that 168 people should not have died.

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Tracking Individual Feds Over Time Could Improve Employee Viewpoint Survey

Academics look at the methodology of the annual survey gauging the attitudes of federal workers.

Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., has been fighting for paid parental leave for 15 years.

A Potential Breakthrough for Paid Parental Leave for Feds

Bipartisan pair of House members high-five each other to make their support for work-life balance measures official.

Retirement Planning

How to Prepare for a Retirement Storm

Take a week to get yourself ready for potential changes to federal benefits.

Brad Carson

The Pentagon Says This Man Can Fix Its Broken Personnel System

Army Under Secretary and former Congressman Brad Carson takes the reins in an office that has seen nine leaders since 2009.

Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., sponsored the provision.

U.S. Hostages from 1979 Iranian Revolution May Finally Be Compensated

Senate bill on Iran nuclear deal includes funding source for restitution.

TSA Reinstates Fired Pregnant Worker

An agency internal review board overturned employee’s termination, finding it violated her due process rights.

Video: John Oliver Wants Sympathy for Feds at IRS

Last Week Tonight marks tax season with a plea: Don't shoot the messenger on Tax Day.

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a December 2014 protest seeking higher hourly wages for federal contract employees.

Are Low-Wage Federal Contract Workers Getting Ripped Off?

Good Jobs Nation has filed a complaint with Labor on behalf of contract janitors, bus drivers and groundskeepers.

Retirement Planning

Don’t Mess With the G Fund

A House proposal would fundamentally change the Thrift Savings Plan’s “safe” investment fund.

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