Federal Employee News

Friday, February 27, 2015

Where's our mail? Why is weather becoming an issue in mail delivery? Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers...

Article Title: ‘Where’s our mail?’: Snow still disrupting postal service

Snippet of Article: "...“I have lived in this house for almost 50 years, and we’ve never gone without our mail,” she said. Wednesday morning, a truck finally came through. The carrier said it might take a while to get all of the letters delivered. “She said the post office was a holy mess,” Dawson said. ..."

Source: www.kentuckynewera.com

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

FBI: 3 New York Men Arrested For Attempting To Join ISIS

Article Title: FBI: 3 Brooklyn Men Arrested For Attempting To Join ISIS

Snippet of Article: "...allegedly attempting to travel abroad to join the terror group ISIS, with one man agreeing to kill President Barack Obama ..."

Source: newyork.cbslocal.com FBI

Monday, February 23, 2015

Stingray: Feds use device that acts as if it were a cell phone tower to track phones

Article Title: Stingray: Feds use device that acts as if it were a cell phone tower to track phones

Youtube Video on Stingray
Snippet of Article: "...Details are emerging about a tracking system used by the Feds called the Stingray. This device acts as if it was a cell phone tower, and intercepts your phone's signals using pings. The Stingray determines the strength of your cell phone signal through sonar technology. ..."
Source: Youtube

Stingray, IMSI-catcher,

Friday, February 20, 2015

Number of TSP Millionaires is growing with huge market gains

Article Title: A Growing Number of Wealthy Federal Employees

TSP Millionaires
Snippet of Article: "...Kim Weaver, Director, Office of External Affairs for the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board has provided FedSmith with the latest data on the TSP. The number of millionaires in the Thrift Savings Plan is now up to 4,167. - See more at: http://www.fedsmith.com/2015/02/18/the-growing-number-of-wealthy-federal-employees/#sthash.nFvxuLec.dpuf ..."
Source: www.fedsmith.com TSP Millionaires

Monday, February 2, 2015

Will new PMG correct the failing path of outgoing PMG?

Article Title: New postmaster general started as letter carrier in Lancaster

Snippet of Article: "...Previously she was vice president of Eastern Area Operations, overseeing a region that included Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Delaware, Kentucky, and parts of New Jersey, New York, Virginia and Indiana...."

Source: www.pennlive.com