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  • Comparing Benefits of Federal & Private Employees
    Comparing Benefits of Federal & Private Employees

    This infographic highlights the average benefits of federal employees, and how they compare to workers in the private sector. If you or a loved one work for the federal government and are not ...

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  • Should Federal Employees Prepare for Another Shutdown?
    Should Federal Employees Prepare for Another Shutdown?

    House and Senate leaders recently reached an agreement regarding the federal budget that many are claiming will avert another government shutdown. While most media coverage focuses on the debt ceiling ...

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  • Am I Eligible for Federal Disability Retirement Benefits?
    Am I Eligible for Federal Disability Retirement Benefits?

    Navigating the federal disability retirement system can be confusing if you don’t have a law degree, which is why our lawyers explain how to determine if you are eligible for federal disability ...

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  • Government Employees: Is Higher Education Worth It?
    Government Employees: Is Higher Education Worth It?

    Data shows that federal employees earn lower salaries than their counterparts working in the private sector. In 2018, the Federal Salary Council announced that government employees were paid 32% less ...

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  • U.S. Department of Agriculture Workers Raise Concerns about Relocating the Agency
    U.S. Department of Agriculture Workers Raise Concerns about Relocating the Agency

    On July 15 th , hundreds of federal workers at the U.S. Department of Agriculture had to decide whether they would take an offer to leave DC and report to work in Kansas City on September 30 th or be ...

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  • New Bill Proposes to Ban Bonuses for Certain Federal Employees
    New Bill Proposes to Ban Bonuses for Certain Federal Employees

    In July, the Senate reintroduced a bill that would prohibit federal agencies from handing out bonuses to federal employees who have been cited for conduct violations. Senator Deb Fischer (R-NE) ...

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