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Lawmakers seek to extend combat-zone tax break to feds

Civilian federal employees are eligible for hardship pay up to a ceiling, but do not get the tax benefits offered to military personnel and contractors.

Honey Pot

The Thrift Savings Plan has grown into a $200 billion-plus retirement behemoth, but its nearly 4 million participants might be surprised to learn how their money is managed.

House panel probes latest DHS personnel overhaul

Lawmakers question whether Human Capital Operational Plan will address morale problems.

Paybanding Evolution

New regulations give IRS supervisors more and more flexibility to set pay, as long as it’s not according to the General Schedule.

Lawsuit seeks Sunday pay differential for part-timers

Regulation limiting bonus pay to full-time workers violates Congress' intent, labor union argues.

No time off for travel on holidays, OPM says

Agency issues final regulations clarifying rules on compensatory time for travel.

TSP to assess capacity to handle stock market plunges

After a major market dip in late February, officials want to ensure they are prepared to handle a flood of transactions.

DHS urged to shift bonus money from execs to employees

House committee Democrats give the department a failing grade for employee morale.

TSP Withdrawal Quiz

A short series of questions to help you through the process of assessing the options for withdrawing funds from your Thrift Savings Plan account.

Pay Ploy?

A new analysis tests the idea that alternate pay systems are a tactic to decrease pay.

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