Federal HR

  • MSPB Chairman’s Departure Results in a Loss of Board Quorum

    - Jan 5, 2017
    The Merit Systems Protection Board issued a press release yesterday announcing the departure of Chairman Susan Tsui effective 7 January 2017. Chairman Tsui has served on the board since her appointment in 2009, and has been...
  • Excused Absence for Voting

    - Oct 30, 2016
    With Election Day fast approaching, here’s some useful information for the Federal community: Per the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), “the Federal Government has a longstanding policy of granting employees a limited amount...
  • The Hatch Act, Social Media, and You

    - Oct 7, 2016
    With five weeks left to this (god awful) presidential campaign cycle, its important for Fed’s to remember some of the rules that apply to us, especially when it comes to politics in the workplace. Most Federal...
  • Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015

    - Nov 29, 2015
    If you’re a veteran with a service-connected disability, you now have one more reason to consider becoming a federal civilian employee (or Federali as I like to call them). On November 5th, 2015, President Obama signed...
  • How To Avoid An EEOC Charge

    - Jun 9, 2015
    Jim Carrey’s famous words from the movie ‘Liar Liar’ come to mind: “Stop Breaking the Law Asshole!” For some employer’s and/or supervisors/manager’s…this may be common sense, and yet for others this may be a novel concept....