Monthly Archives: February 2012

Singapore Airshow 2012: American Companies Stand Their Ground, Asia-Pacific and Israel Stand Up New UAVs

http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=71649 By Danielle Lucey This year’s Singapore Airshow 2012, held in the Asia-Pacific city-state in February, featured many companies from the region touting their new and emerging aircraft, while many U.S. companies maintained a presence but had little new wares … Continue reading

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Pressure builds for civilian drone flights at home

Pressure builds for civilian drone flights at home By JOAN LOWY, Associated Press – 2 hours ago  https://plusone.google.com/u/0/_/+1/fastbutton?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2Fhostednews%2Fap%2Farticle%2FALeqM5jSKj94e2GAg5Vvgm18-2knOG6yaQ%3FdocId%3D363b4eae28a1499e9bee59d72a0a3387&size=small&count=true&annotation=&hl=en&jsh=r%3Bgc%2F53c9f733#id=I1_1330279054874&parent=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com&rpctoken=314200782&_methods=onPlusOne%2C_ready%2C_close%2C_open%2C_resizeMe WASHINGTON (AP) — Heads up: Drones are going mainstream. Civilian cousins of the unmanned military aircraft that have tracked and killed terrorists in the … Continue reading

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Government Workers vs. Their Unions

Government Workers vs. Their Unions Posted by Chris Edwards As part of the payroll tax bill on Friday, Congress voted to tweak federal worker benefits. New federal hires will be required to make an additional contribution to their pension plans. While just a small change, federal worker … Continue reading

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White House pushes semi-retirements

About 500,000 retirement-eligible federal employees would have an attractive new option to consider if the White House gets its way: semi-retirement. President Obama’s 2013 budget proposal calls on Congress to allow federal employees to work part-time while also collecting partial … Continue reading

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How to Invest in 2012

  How to Invest in 2012 By Ralph Smith Wednesday, February 15, 2012   There are plenty of reasons to be concerned about our economic future. Headlines from Europe scream about countries defaulting with investors in Greece potentially taking a 70% … Continue reading

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FEDS provides premier professional liability insurance to the entire federal employee community

FEDS provides premier professional liability insurance to the entire federal employee community. The potential liabilities that exist and the reasons for which federal employees purchase professional coverage are vastly different.  For specific information about why you need liability insurance, please … Continue reading

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Baby Boomers: Work Until You Drop

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Paula Symons joined the U.S. workforce in 1972, typewriters in her office clacked nonstop, people answered the telephones and the hot new technology revolutionizing communication was the fax machine. Symons, fresh out of college, entered … Continue reading

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