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FSA Employee in Arkansas “Irons Out” Wrinkles in Major Farm Program… Literally

Clay County Employees Go the Extra Mile to Ensure Successful Farm Program Delivery USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) employees and agricultural producers alike passed a milestone recently: the deadline for selecting the new Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss … Continue reading

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Federal Employees Can Donate Leave to Tornado Victims

The Office of Personnel Management has established an emergency program to allow the transfer of unused annual leave to be donated to employees in the same agency or in another agency. Under an executive order by President Obama, the emergency … Continue reading

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Federal Pay Raise Could Still Be a Reality

The prospect of a federal pay raise for civilian employees was not included in two appropriation bills cleared by the House spending committee, but the raise isn’t entirely off the table. The two approved bills — one for Veterans Affairs … Continue reading

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OPM Releases Apps for Operating Status & Job Seekers

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management released a free app to provide a real-time look at the current operating status of the federal government in the Washington, D.C. area. iPhone and Android users can view the current and active operating … Continue reading

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New TSP App Could Pose Security Threat

A new app developed for the Apple iPhone and iPad to access individual Thrift Savings Plan accounts could be phishing for personal information. A warning issued by TSP said the new app was not developed by them and could pose … Continue reading

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Congress Approves Phased Retirement; Federal Pensions Left Alone

Congress approved a bill that will allow federal employees to ease their way into retirement by working part-time with prorated salaries and annuities. The phased retirement plan allows experienced workers to transfer their skill and knowledge to younger workers. The … Continue reading

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