Posts Tagged: Benefits

Snip-Snip … More Pay & Benefits Cuts

Posted in the 4/17/2012 edition of FedSmith, Ian Smith shared the Senate’s Budget Committee’s plan. Speaking on the plan, the committee chairman said he would “begin a Budget Committee markup of a long-term budget for the nation. As my Chairman’s Mark, I will lay down the bipartisan Fiscal Commission plan, also known as the Bowles-SimpsonRead… Read more »

Fraud of the Day

What would your agency do with $100 million dollars or even tens of thousands more? Agency funds are lost to fraud every day. The Fraud of the Day forum highlights real stories and what you need to know to help fight fraud. Visit the FraudoftheDay.com forum to learn more and sign up to receive dailyRead… Read more »

Fraud of the Day

What would your agency do with $100 million dollars or even tens of thousands more? Agency funds are lost to fraud every day. The Fraud of the Day forum highlights real stories and what you need to know to help fight fraud. Visit the FraudoftheDay.com forum to learn more and sign up to receive dailyRead… Read more »

Fraud of the Day

What would your agency do with $100 million dollars or even tens of thousands more? Agency funds are lost to fraud every day. The Fraud of the Day forum highlights real stories and what you need to know to help fight fraud. Visit the FraudoftheDay.com forum to learn more and sign up to receive dailyRead… Read more »

CBO Weighs in on Federal Pay and Benefits – What Do You Think?

The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office just released its comparison study of Federal vs. Private Sector Pay and Benefits (http://www.cbo.gov/doc.cfm?index=12696). After all these years of thinking that we have a pay gap of about 26%, it turns out that we are overpaid and have substantially better benefits than the private sector. It’s hard to argue withRead… Read more »

What does the federal contract industry hold in store for the future? (part two)

What does the federal contract industry hold in store for the future? (part two), by Donna L. Quesinberry Continue reading on Examiner.com What does the federal contract industry hold in store for the future? (part two) – Washington DC government business | Examiner.com http://www.examiner.com/government-business-in-washington-dc/what-does-the-federal-contract-industry-hold-store-for-the-future-part-two#ixzz1fP9MVVLS _______________________________ About the Author: Ms. Quesinberry, CEO-President of dpInk: DonnaInk Publications,Read… Read more »

The essential health benefit: Will essential become minimal?

BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE Issue Date: Online ExclusiveOnline Exclusive The essential health benefit: Will essential become minimal? “Nearsighted” IOM recommendations fail to consider long-term value of behavioral health benefits by Ron Manderscheid, PhD While every element of health reform in the United States is important to the future of mental health and substance use treatment, several ofRead… Read more »

Daily Dose: Extending Federal benefits to partners of same-sex employees

According to an article over at The Washington Post, a bill that seeks to extend benefits to the same-sex partners of Federal employees was reintroduced last week. The Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act was reintroduced by Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman (I-Conn.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine). If passed, the act would make same-sex partners ofRead… Read more »

Government Contracts- 5 Benefits of Having One

Currently over 5 million contractors have obtained government contracts ending Fiscal Year 2011. A government contract is not made for every company but if you build a realistic view of managing your contract there may be a great benefit. Here are five benefits of having a government contract: Stability– Maintaining compliance with the terms andRead… Read more »