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Survey on Pay, Job Satisfaction Will Hit Employee Inboxes Soon

Feds have until early June to fill out the 2015 federal workforce viewpoint survey, and results will be announced in the fall.

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Why Senior Executives Leave Government

Pay and politics top the list, survey finds.

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House Panel Advances Military Retirement Overhaul

More troops would be eligible for retirement benefits under Defense authorization provisions.

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Lawmakers Pitch Major Changes to Some Feds’ Retirement Perks

Certain employees would become exempt from tax penalty while others would receive annuity boost.

Diana Rubens said she took the Philadelphia job because she was interested in running a “large and complex office."

VA Senior Exec Hedges on Congressional Questions Over $300K Relocation Package

Department paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to move top official from Washington to Philadelphia in 2014.

Commentary: Pentagon Must Put Good People in Top Personnel Spot

Quality at the top will translate to the rest of the workforce.

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Senator Asks Colleagues to Take 'One Step Closer to Living Under Obamacare'

Republican David Vitter wants support for a subpoena of info on why Congress is considered a "small business" for health insurance purposes.

Vets Sue VA Over Access to Medical Records

Plaintiffs say department has ignored their requests for documents necessary to apply for disability benefits.

TSP Participants Could Be Vulnerable to Hackers, Auditors Say

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

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.

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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