Eric Yoder

ReporterWashington, D.C.


The Federal Trade Commission has warned that a scam is being perpetrated on federal employees victimized by the breaches of Office of Personnel Management databases.

  • Jul 28, 2015

Federal employees and retirees could invest in outside mutual funds and would have more options in how they take out their retirement savings under plans approved Monday.

  • Jul 27, 2015

Current and former federal employees affected by either of the two cyber attacks on their personal information held by the Office of Personnel Management would get benefits beyond what the Obama administration has offered, under language approved by a Senate committee Thursday.

  • Jul 23, 2015

Agencies will be asked to cover the cost of credit monitoring for 21.5 million employees.

  • Jul 21, 2015

Offices that investigate allegations of discrimination and retaliation would be strengthened and discipline against those responsible would be encouraged, under a bill up for voting Tuesday.

  • Jul 20, 2015

The House plans to vote by the end of July on a bill to limit appeal rights of Veterans Affairs Department employees, one of many proposals flowing from the patient-care scandal there.

  • Jul 16, 2015

Eligibility already was extended to same-sex spouses following a 2013 court ruling.

  • Jun 26, 2015

Auditors issued a “flash audit alert” to top agency leaders “to bring to your immediate attention serious concerns we have.”

  • Jun 23, 2015

The measure allowing “clawbacks” of awards is one of several federal workforce bills set for consideration.

  • Jun 23, 2015

Senior executives point to a failure at agencies to retain talent by not noticing or respecting achievements.

  • May 5, 2015
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Eric Yoder is a veteran Washington journalist who has written about government, business, law, sports and other topics. He has reported (and researched) for The Washington Post since 2000, concentrating on federal employee issues, the budget and other government policies. He also is the award-winning author of three books of short mysteries for children.
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