During a six-month period ending in March, the government took an average of 208 days to issue secret and confidential clearances and 276 days to grant top-secret ones.
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Some special groups of federal employees are covered by unique retirement rules and restrictions.
Retirement of the space shuttle and ensuing shift in mission will create substantial challenges, GAO cautions.
A look at what current benefit programs and proposals mean for federal employees with student loan debt.
Officials say they are looking into complaints that employees violated prohibitions against political activity by encouraging co-workers to oppose legislation.
Board rejects FAA charge against union of technical and safety workers, but sides with agency in case brought by another union.
Amendment to spending bill would halt funding for the labor relations portions of the Pentagon's personnel overhaul.
Legislation that would let retirees return for short stints in government was introduced in the Senate.
Answers to reader questions about the best dates to retire.
Language giving collective bargaining rights to federal airport screeners doesn’t make it into final version of security measure.