COLAs are based on the rise in inflation, as measured by the Consumer Price Index-W, from the third quarter year over year. It’s possible the January COLA will be less if living costs drop, but that is unlikely given the year-long rise in oil-prices, one of the chief drivers of inflation.
Developers, integrators, users and administrators at the Defense Department need to focus on the results and not give up or complain to one another.
The acquisition expert said panels’ recommendations could be muted by legislators looking to enact more rules.
Republicans who want to stave off a midterm majority-party defeat might want to run some numbers on fed voters in their districts.
With a short, 90-day deadline for production of GSA’s e-Commerce Implementation Plan, it is understandable that there are inevitable gaps in the plan’s information and analysis.
If you live and work in Washington long enough, you start running taking people’s — especially politicians’, lawyers’ and talking heads’ — statements, actions and facts through your own filter.
Margaret Weichert, OMB deputy director for management, explains how the government must modernize to meet the expectations of the 21st century.
Emily Murphy, the administrator of GSA, explains how her agency continues to live up to its founding principles through shared services.
Some politicians think the at-will hiring system is so good and works so well they want to extend it to federal civil servants in the executive branch.
The White House has revived old proposals to make feds pay more for, and get less from, their retirement package while also eliminating a gap payment for workers who retire before age 62, even if they are required to do so.
J. David Cox Sr., the national president of the American Federation of Government Employees, offers this reminder of why we need to thank federal workers.
Office of Personnel Management Director Jeff Pon’s legislative proposals deserve debate. But talk about bad timing to release them!
So let’s take a break from bureaucrat bashing as Public Service Recognition Week runs now through Saturday.
The U.S. Postal Service toughens its policy language on its preference for centralized mail deliveries.