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State's federal workers get smaller pensions than others

...more. Instead of locality pay, Alaskans and Hawaiians receive a cost of living allowance set by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. It is currently 25 percent for Alaskans. But the amount is not calculated into pension benefits. "When...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072105/sta_20050721024.shtml
News
Apparent terrorist attack rocks Washington

...traffic situation the safest place might be their own offices," said Edmund Byrnes, spokesman for the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. Within an hour of the New York explosions, the federal government took the additional step of shutting...

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News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Our Treasury-General Government Appropriations bill, at my request, eliminated the increased mandatory retirement contribution required of federal employees by the 1997 Balance Budget Agreement. I told Congress, "There is no necessity to continue this increase.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011501/Ope_Turn.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...pay will be added to whatever is warranted based on Alaska's higher prices, the agreement states. The Office of Personnel Management will collect prices for housing, goods and services once every three years in Alaska. In between those surveys...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082900/Loc_COLA.shtml
Outside editorial: Nation urgently needs cybersecurity workers

You wouldn't consider someone an information technology expert who had never heard of the Internet. Yet the job descriptions for some of the federal government's cybersecurity jobs haven't been updated since 1988 - before the Internet transformed how we think about technology. Staying abreast of changing times and technologies is essential in many fields, but in the realm of cybersecurity it is a necessity.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080209/opi_473786668.shtml
Changes will help recruit, retain federal employees

2000 was a good year for federal employees in Alaska, as well as throughout our nation.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011501/Ope_Turn.html
Opinion
Federal workers to receive higher retirement pay

...the mainland United States have received far less retirement pay for too long. The hearings, hosted by the Office of Personnel Management, will explain how a new law will include locality pay in retirement calculations. Previously, workers in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021711/reg_786804499.shtml
Regional News
Government, big or small

...added $1.9 trillion) and increased federal spending by 60 percent. According to figures from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, between 1962 and 2010, of the 10 years with the largest executive branch payroll, seven occurred under...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-01-25/government-big-or-small
Opinion
Judge OKs COLA deal

...pay will be added to whatever is warranted based on Alaska's higher prices, the agreement states. The Office of Personnel Management will collect prices for housing, goods and services once every three years in Alaska. In between those surveys...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082900/Loc_COLA.html
Local
A toast to nameless, faceless bureaucrats

...critical wealth of accumulated expertise about how government works. The subcommittee relied on data from the Office of Personnel Management, which calculates that 32 percent of government employees will either retire or be eligible for retirement...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120800/Ope_Editorial.html
Opinion

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