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Federal health premiums to rise 7 percent in 2009

Rate hike the highest since 2005; union official calls it discouraging.


OPM opposes domestic partnership benefits bill

Panel witnesses and lawmakers dispute agency’s claim that extending such benefits could lead to insurance fraud.

House passes stopgap measure with 3.9 percent pay raise

Figure matches the hike authorized by the House for military members.

Postal Service freezes hiring, promotions

Move follows agency's decision last month to offer early retirement to up to 130,000 clerks, mail handlers and supervisors.

Agencies spend more money on personnel flexibilities in 2007

Defense, VA make the most of hiring incentives to fill certain jobs and help bridge gap between federal and private sector pay.

Senior diplomats in short supply

Top State Department official calls shortage of public diplomacy officers “grim” in testimony before Senate panel.


Obama reform plan bears traces of Clinton and Bush efforts

Management specialists applaud what appears to be a continued focus on program performance and results.

CSRS vs. FERS: 2008 Edition

A new take on an age-old debate about which retirement system is better.

FDA hires 1,300 new doctors and scientists

Staff increase will help agency fill oversight and inspection gaps.

Presidential campaigns urged to prepare for DHS transition

McCain, Obama should name potential Homeland Security appointees before the November election, say witnesses at a congressional hearing.