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For second time this year, OPM warns of scam targeting federal annuitants

Federal News Radio: The Office of Personnel Management is warning federal employees of a second scam this year. This time, the scheme is an “aggressive marking push” by companies offering cash payments in exchange for all or part of beneficiaries’ annuity payments.

Doubt that feds do great work? Here is proof they do

Federal News Radio:   One of my favorite programs of the Partnership for Public Service is the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals, also known as the “Sammies.” Here is what the Partnership says about the Sammies:  “The Sammies, known as the ‘Oscars’ of government service,...

What you should know (and do) if your agency is downsizing

Federal News Radio:  Beginning with the release of the president’s budget proposal, federal workers have been talking and worrying about downsizing. It is a reasonable concern. While worrying may be OK for some folks, others want to know more. They want to know what their rights are in a RIF,...

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