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  • Gender Stereotyping Case Makes its Way to the Supreme Court
    Gender Stereotyping Case Makes its Way to the Supreme Court

    In 1989, the Supreme Court reached a decision in Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins , which established that employees are protected under Title VII from being discriminated against based on their sex. ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Trump Takes Steps to Make Firing Federal Workers Easier
    Trump Takes Steps to Make Firing Federal Workers Easier

    Over a week ago, President Trump issued three executive orders aimed at reducing the time it takes to fire federal employees. The president’s directives emphasize a merit-based system for employees, ...

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