When on TDY, employees should be encouraged to use a cheaper hotel and receive an incentive of 50% of the difference between the chosen hotel and the maximum per-diem.
For example: if the lodging allowance in Paris, France is $410 but the traveler is staying at a hotel charging only $300 per night, he/she will receive an incentive of $55/night.
The government... more »
The VA gets a lot of people calling to check on their claims ,benefits, and debt repayment status. This accounts for a significant amount of phone... more »
In addition there are many laws protecting the labor, employment, and commerce of the U.S.
I believe unemployment in the U.S. has more to do with complacency, and reluctance to relocate, than it has to do with "jobs Americans don't want to do."... more »
John Doe made $2000 pre-dib.
John Doe receives $1500 a month on DIB.
Business A Hires John Doe for $1000 a month (under SGA), Business A gets a $750 tax credit, DIB pays $600. Boost DIB beneficiaries not on WC/PDB up to their max of 80%) Business... more »
In certain States a majority of monthly benefits can be sent to a spouse if the beneficiary institutionalized. The care and upkeep for the beneficiary are borne by State or Federal programs. The money sent to the spouse is in addition to benefits they themselves recieve.
This idea can be spanned into many departments. Just speaking for the edu dept, we send out more letters than anyone could count e.g. 1 case: Development ltrs when we need more info from the claimant, Certificate of eligibility, award ltrs for enrollments, many correction ltrs from amendments from school hour reductions or inc, withdraws,... more »
Solar panels could be built, and save money spent on energy throughout time. Small solar panels can power small things throughout our facilities, if the government does not want to spend millions on huge solar panels. A great way to promote going green could be installing solar panels on the GEMS (Green Environmental... more »
SSA grew out of Widow's and Orphan's benefits programs. The idea of paying someone on the basis of who they are married to is a luxury we cannot afford. Should a wage earner die, it is understandable to help widows and orphans. But to pay households more on the basis of if two adults are married or not (as defined by the state where they reside) is not in our nation's interest.