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Report describes the pitfalls to part company with a federal worker

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Federal agencies fire only about 4,000 employees a year – about 0.2 percent of the federal workforce of some 2.1 million —and the process can be daunting to managers, especially after a probationa

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How the Government Plans to Revamp USAJOBS and Make Federal Service 'Hip'

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OPM rolls out plan to simplify federal hiring, increase data usage and recruit minority millennials.

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Thousands of U.S. workers older than 100? That might be Social Security fraud.

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Thousands of workers over the age of 100 applied for employment verification through the U.S. government in recent years.

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Veteran Affairs manager pokes fun at mental health issues with photo of elf begging for Xanax

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A manager and licensed social worker  at a Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Indianapolis apparently sent an e-mail that pokes fun at the mental health problems by showing a combat veteran as a Chri

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Texas Bill Would Block Federal Funds for Local Rail Transit Projects

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State senator with strong tea party convictions could cause more headaches for local officials.

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The Puzzling Geography of Workers' Compensation

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In Pennsylvania, losing an eye on the job warrants as much as $261,525. In Alabama, it can only get you $27,280.

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Florida Officials Want to Wish Climate Change Away

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Some state agency officials reportedly frown on the use of the term "sea-level rise."

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Obama and Hillary Clinton Emailed Each Other

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This is the latest White House response to questions about the former secretary of State's email practices while on the job.

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Obamacare’s Price Tag Just Went Down, According to CBO

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The federal government is expected to spend $200 billion less on insurance subsidies.

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Three Good Reasons to Embarrass Yourself in Public

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Sharing personal stories builds connection at work and elsewhere.

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Watchdog to Agencies: Fire More Poor Performers During Probationary Period

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Many federal managers aren't aware of tools available during this time, and don’t remember when it’s about to end, GAO finds.

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How Predictive Policing Is Using Algorithms to Deliver Crime-Reduction Results for Cities

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From its birth in Santa Cruz, California, advancing technology allows better deployment of police resources in departments across the nation.

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More States Consider 'Death With Dignity' Laws

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Sean Crowley of Compassion & Choices: "[W]e are pursuing whatever are the most advantageous strategies in each state."

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How Many 112-Year-Olds Are Still Living, According to SSA?

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6.5 million, based on flawed information from the master death file.

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​Are Your Managers Bottlenecks in Your Improvement Process?

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Only when you see how things really are can you make them better.

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Is Biden Actually Running for President?

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The vice president may be an afterthought in the race for the nomination, but unlike other top Democrats, he's visited all three early primary states this year.

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How Obama's EPA Is Making Life Difficult for Clinton

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The agency's push and pull on ethanol policy has created a hurdle for the Democratic frontrunner.

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After Rough Week, Senate to Take Bipartisan Turn

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Lawmakers lay low after DHS, Iran struggles sparked high emotions.

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Lessons in Leadership From Doing the Hardest Job in Sports

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Make changes—especially when you have no choice.

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Play of the Day: An Email Scandal Will Not Stop Hillary Clinton

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Also: Late night continues to deconstruct the Justice Department's Ferguson report.

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Federal employees who worked during the 2013 shutdown can join this lawsuit

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The Justice Department on Monday will notify more than 1 million federal employees that they can sue the government for not paying them on time during the partial shutdown of 2013.

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Rahm Emanuel, Locked in a Mayoral Run-Off, Removes 50 Red-Light Cameras

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Will Chicago voters see political opportunism in the mayor’s decision to reform the unpopular traffic enforcement program?

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Local Leaders in Delaware Worry About Internal Email Snooping

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New Castle County councilmembers are looking to host their own email system to keep it arms length from the county executive’s office.

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Sledding as a Revolutionary Act

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The children who defied the rules to play in the snow on Capitol Hill stand in a grand American tradition.

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Retirement Claims Backlog Hits 18-Month High

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OPM is processing former retirement paperwork more slowly in 2015.

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New Postmaster General pledges ‘faster pace of change’ during swearing in

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Megan Brennan on Friday called the U.S.

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Why I Failed to Advocate for Women: Confessions of an Ignorant Man

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Many men don't go to bat for women because they're blind to gender bias.

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After Much Ado, El Niño Has Officially Been Declared by NOAA

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It will be milder this time.

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GOP Tax Panel Chairmen Press for White House Emails in IRS Probe

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Hatch and Ryan reiterate concerns about violations of taxpayer privacy.

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Improper Payment Rate Rises Despite New Crackdown

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GAO re-estimates unmerited benefits in Medicare, earned income tax credit, jobless insurance.

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Hillary Clinton’s Tweet About Email Doesn’t Answer Security and Transparency Concerns

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We don’t know if Russia or China hacked Clinton’s emails, and we may never know, security experts said.

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DoJ Will Notify Nearly 1 Million Feds of Eligibility to Join Shutdown Lawsuit

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Plaintiffs are seeking bonus compensation for working without pay during 2013 shutdown.

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Cuomo’s 90-Day Automatic Email Deletion Policy Faces New Scrutiny

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State workers reportedly face new challenges sorting their inboxes.

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FBI’s head-scratching whistleblower rules

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Something is backward when the nation’s premier law enforcement agency makes it difficult for people to report wrongdoing. The agency in this case is the FBI.

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Snow Days: When Government Resorts to Naming and Shaming

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Will a neon notice on the front door really convince citizens to shovel their walks?

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White House Press Secretary Said 'Personal Email' More Than 40 Times in Two Days

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Josh Earnest spent this week fielding a barrage of questions about Hillary Clinton’s e-mail practices at the State Department.

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Obamacare Fixed U.S. Health Care Inflation

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Cost of health care is rising at the slowest rate since 1961.

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Play of the Day: Looking at Statistics from the Ferguson Report

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The recently-released Justice Department report gets the Comedy Central late-night treatment.

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Photos: Federal Animals Frolic Thursday in the Snow

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Wildlife at Smithsonian's National Zoo enjoyed the five inches that fell on the facility Thursday.

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Americans are Less Productive and Better Compensated Than We Thought

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Revised data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics tell a different story.

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Improper payments jumped $125 billion for federal government last year

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The federal government lost ground last year in reducing improper payments from programs such as Medicare, Medicaid and tax credits for the working poor, experiencing a nearly 18 percent increase in

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Washington Area Agencies to Open Late, Again

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Employees have the option to take unscheduled leave or unscheduled telework.

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The Four States the Supreme Court Wants to Hear From on Gay Marriage

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The justices will examine same-sex marriage bans in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee starting in April.

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For vacationers, an app to guide them to federal destinations

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With spring and summer vacation season around the corner, the Obama administration is announcing a digital initiative for tourists Friday: An app to guide them to parks, forests, campsites, rivers

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California Drivers Are About to Give High-Speed Rail a Big Funding Boost

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State cap-and-trade revenue, which now includes tailpipe credits, appear set to far outpace expectations.

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Do the Same Rules Apply to You?

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Operating like you're above it all is a sign you don't care what your people think.

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What Happens When You Say 'I Do'

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There’s a lot to think about, especially if your betrothed is also a fed.

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How Air-Traffic Controllers Sound When They Have to Close the Airport

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Since most things about the modern airline experience are so unpleasant for most of the traveling public most of the time, it's worth noticing how smoothly these professionals do their work.

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Exploring Philadelphia’s Newly Upgraded Open Data Portal

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It’s not all dull municipal datasets. There’s even a listing of happy hour specials.

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How to End Government Shutdown Threats Forever

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Florida lawmaker has a plan to ensure agency funding never expires.

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