It’s been nearly three months since the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board rolled over millions of Thrift Savings Plan accounts to a new recordkeeping system, and after a rocky start, the board has made some notable improvements. On the user … [Continue reading] about A few TSP developments hint at what’s coming next for participants
With the end of fiscal year 2022 approaching and a Sept. 30 deadline, Congress still has a lot on its plate to avoid a continuing resolution (CR), or potentially a government shutdown. Although some lawmakers have said a CR is already nearly … [Continue reading] about Five federal workforce items on Congress’ to-do list
While Mike Causey is away, please enjoy this column which originally published June 28, 2022. Worried about how you will survive the next recession? Concerned that it will be worse than the 2007-09 downturn? While you’re at … [Continue reading] about Recession insurance: Don’t quit your daytime (federal) job!
The Army is delaying the further release of its massive human resources and benefits IT program for the second time in a year, citing issues with stress tests and soldier feedback. The Integrated Personnel and Pay System – Army (IPPS-A) is the … [Continue reading] about Army once again delays newest release of its pay and personnel system overhaul
As the travel industry — and prices — recover from COVID-19, the General Services Administration is giving federal employees a little more leeway on hotel costs for official travel. The base daily traveling allowances will rise slightly from $155 per … [Continue reading] about GSA announces small increase to per diem lodging rates for 2023