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Thousands of feds on leave during misconduct probes

Scores of federal employees have been placed on paid leave, allowing them to collect paychecks while they await word on whether they will be disciplined for misbehavior.

Tuesday - 10/21/2014, 12:17pm EDT

Tags: Nick Iannelli, paid leave,

Record number of feds made hardship withdrawals from Thrift Savings Plan

Thrift Savings Plan hardship withdrawals hit a record high last month, showing how hard last month's 16-day government shutdown hit federal employees.

Tuesday - 11/19/2013, 01:30pm EST

Tags: TSP,

Furloughed feds who sought unemployment must repay cash

For some feds, the guarantee of back pay means now it's payback time.

Thursday - 10/17/2013, 06:53pm EDT

Tags: unemployment, furlough, shutdown, Andrew Mollenbeck

Federal HR staffers brace for post-shutdown blues

Federal human resources managers are preparing for a range of post-shutdown personnel problems including anxiety and resentment amongst employees who had to work and those who were furloughed.

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 07:18am EDT

Tags: shutdown, Federal News Radio, Francis Rose, human resources, Dick Uliano, employment, workplace

Furloughed? Could be time for a career change

The government shutdown has left many federal workers with a lot of unexpected time on their hands. Right now is a great time to start focusing on your career path.

Friday - 10/11/2013, 04:20pm EDT

Tags: career advice, career coach, furlough, shutdown, Kathy Stewart

Federal workers resort to selling furniture to stay afloat

With just one, partial paycheck left to come, some federal workers are facing some difficult decisions as they try to cover bills without any income.

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 03:49pm EDT

Tags: Waldorf, Md., shutdown, John Aaron

Va. delegate wants federal workers protected from debt collection

Virginia Del. Bob Marshall, R-Manassas, doesn't want to see federal workers who live in Virginia end up in court for debt collections because of the government shutdown, so he will propose legislation to give feds a break.

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 01:32pm EDT

Tags: shutdown, government shutdown, Bob Marshall, Hank Silverberg

At least 26,000 file for unemployment in DC, Md.

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 02:26am EDT

Tags: furloughs,

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