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    Federal workforce growing under Trump administration

    The civil service workforce has increased slightly under the Trump administration, despite promises to reduce the overall number of federal employees.

  • OGE considers donation restrictions for feds' legal expense funds

    The Office of Government Ethics is seeking the public’s input on whether it should set restrictions on donations to legal expense funds for federal employees.

  • Bill aims to ease credit concerns during shutdown

    Just months after the end of the longest partial government shutdown in history, one lawmaker wants to ensure that certain finances of federal employees — and consumers alike — are protected.

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    Federal agencies take steps to prepare workforce for AI

    Individual federal agencies are creating their own efforts to train and educate their workers on artificial intelligence.

  • USPS sees decline in dog attacks

    Fewer mail delivery workers were attacked by dogs last year, than in 2017, according to the U.S. Postal Services’ annual dog bite report.

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    DOJ, strength of U.S. civil service system highlighted as redacted Mueller report released

    Special Prosecutor Mueller’s final report on Russian interference in America’s 2016 elections was finally released, in redacted form—as promised on Thursday, April 18, 2019. With the long-awaited event, the U.S. Department of Justice—the cornerstone of federal law enforcement with over 100,000 federal employees and a $30 billion budget—comes under the spotlight on the world stage, as the institutional legitimacy behind the Mueller investigation.

  • Many feds will see pay raise in next paycheck

    Federal employees have been waiting months to see a boost in their paycheck since the 2019 pay raise was approved by Congress, now some feds are being told it will come as early as this week.

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    MSPB seeks to bypass WH budget request

    To address its massive and growing backlog, the panel that reviews federal workplace complaints is asking to "bypass" the White House's budget request.

  • OPM pushing through retirement claim backlog

    The Office of Personnel Management is steadily reducing its federal retirement claim backlog since reaching its seasonal surge of applications at the beginning of the year.

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Edward A. Zurndorfer Certified Financial Planner
Mike Causey Columnist
Tom Fox VP for Leadership and Innovation, Partnership for Public Service
Mathew B. Tully Legal Analyst

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