Blog Posts in 2019

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  • Q & A: Marijuana Use & Federal Employment
    Q & A: Marijuana Use & Federal Employment

    With so many states legalizing medical and recreational marijuana, many federal employees are wondering if these laws impact their employment agreements and employment eligibility. We answer some of ...

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  • Federal Employees and Social Media Guidelines
    Federal Employees and Social Media Guidelines

    Recently, the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) filed a lawsuit in response to the guidelines that prevent federal employees from engaging in partisan political activity on social ...

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  • Performance Standards & Reasonable Accommodation Violations
    Performance Standards & Reasonable Accommodation Violations

    Holding employees accountable for performance failures is a common issue that many employers must contend with. Unfortunately, some employers don’t realize that there is a major difference between a ...

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  • Differences Between Federal & Private Employees
    Differences Between Federal & Private Employees

    In the United States, there are about 7.4 million full-time workers employed in state and local governments. Majority of workers are employed in the private sector, while government employees make up ...

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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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