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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for September 1

U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for September 1 U.S. Census Bureau Logo. (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Census Bureau) WASHINGTON, Sept.

U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for September 1

U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for September 1 U.S. Census Bureau Logo. (PRNewsFoto/U.S. Census Bureau) WASHINGTON, Sept.

The Federal Agencies Most Often Accused of Discrimination

The Federal Agencies Most Often Accused of Discrimination

The Federal Agencies Most Often Accused of Discrimination corgarashu/Shutterstock.com

More than 15,000 federal employees filed discrimination complaints against their agencies in fiscal 2012, a 6.7 percent decrease from the previous year.

Those complaints led to more than 10,000 investigations, according to a recent report from the Equal Employment Opportunity…

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Obama Issues Plan to Give Feds a 1 Percent Pay Raise

Obama Issues Plan to Give Feds a 1 Percent Pay Raise By Eric Katz August 29, 2014…

Obama Issues Plan to Give Feds a 1 Percent Pay Raise

Obama Issues Plan to Give Feds a 1 Percent Pay Raise By Eric Katz August 29, 2014…

Phased Retirement: Case Studies

Phased Retirement: Case Studies

Retirement Planning Advice on how to prepare for life after government.   Phased Retirement: Case Studies Juriah Mosin/Shutterstock.com

With all the news lately about the upcoming phased retirement option for federal employees, many people are considering whether it makes sense for them. To help clarify the issues at stake, let’s…

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GOP douses shutdown threats

GOP douses shutdown threats   Getty Images By Scott Wong and Cristina Marcos - 08/29/14 06:00 AM EDT…

GOP douses shutdown threats

GOP douses shutdown threats   Getty Images By Scott Wong and Cristina Marcos - 08/29/14 06:00 AM EDT…

The Dignity of Work and the Rights of Workers

The Dignity of Work and the Rights of Workers

USCCB LogoThe Dignity of Work and the Rights of Workers

overwhelmedThe economy must serve people, not the other way around. Work is more than a way to  make a living; it is a form of continuing participation in God’s creation. If  the dignity of work is to be protected, then the basic rights of workers must  be respected–the right to productive work, to decent and fair wages, to the  organization and joining of…

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Everyday Christianity: To Hunger and Thirst for Justice

Everyday Christianity: To Hunger and Thirst for Justice A Pastoral Reflection on Lay Discipleship for Justice in a New Millennium…

Everyday Christianity: To Hunger and Thirst for Justice

Everyday Christianity: To Hunger and Thirst for Justice A Pastoral Reflection on Lay Discipleship for Justice in a New Millennium…

Labor Day & The Church

Labor Day & The Church

National Catholic Reporter

Labor Day & The Church Michael Sean Winters |  Sep. 3, 2010 Monday is Labor Day. It was once a day when the vast majority of Roman Catholics would take part in some kind of special Mass or parade or both to mark the occasion. Here in Washington, D.C. there will be a special Mass led by Archbishop Donald Wuerl, but the Mass is next weekend, not this. It will take place at the…

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Labor Day & The Church

Labor Day & The Church Michael Sean Winters  |  Sep. 3, 2010  Monday is Labor Day. It was once a day when the vast majority of Roman Catholics would take part in some kind of special Mass or parade or both to mark the occasion.

Labor Day & The Church

Labor Day & The Church Michael Sean Winters  |  Sep. 3, 2010  Monday is Labor Day. It was once a day when the vast majority of Roman Catholics would take part in some kind of special Mass or parade or both to mark the occasion.

  Tuesday, August 20, 2013 Pope Francis and Economic Inequality: Five Essential Quotes   By Bishop…

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Tuesday, August 20, 2013 Pope Francis and Economic Inequality: Five Essential Quotes  

By Bishop Robert McElroy

Five months is nothing in the life of an institution that “thinks in centuries” like the Catholic Church. So it’s almost miraculous that Pope Francis has, in the short time since his election, amassed so much teaching on a single subject: economic inequality. This subject is…

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