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Jun 27, 2011

Hatch Act and Federal Employees


Hatch Act: Small violation brings big penalty


'...the Act allows a federal employee to run for elected office if it’s a non-partisan position. But if that same job were a partisan position in another state, a federal employee would not be allowed to seek that office....'


Reference: www.washingtonpost.com
Tags: Hatch Act

TSA elects AFGE as union reps


AFGE Elected as the Union at TSA!


'...elected the American Federation of Government Employees as their exclusive union representative with an 8903-8447 vote over the National Treasury Employees Union....'


Reference: www.sacbee.com
Tags: National Treasury Employees Union

Jun 22, 2011

The U.S. Postal Service Just Stopped Putting Money Into Its Pension Fund


The U.S. Post Office Just Stopped Putting Money Into Its Pension Fund


'...the USPS is holding off on the payment while it waits for government approval to delay a $5.5 billion payment for worker health benefits....'


Reference: www.businessinsider.com
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Jun 20, 2011

FERS Annuity Supplement EarningsTest


The Earnings Test for Your FERS Annuity Supplement


'...The only thing 100% clear about the FERS annuity supplement is that it ends at age 62, which is when the retiree first becomes eligible for Social Security....'


Reference: www.fedsmith.com
Tags: FERS annuity supplement