A group of Senate Democrats, led by Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), has introduced a bill that would ensure all federal employees, including those at the Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation Security Administration and non-judicial workers at the District of Columbia courts, have access to new paid parental leave benefits.
The Office of Personnel Management is dismissing federal employees in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area four hours earlier than their normal departure times due to anticipated snow in the forecast.
One longtime reader says feds should be aware of their full retirement age (FRA) and what it means to them.
In today’s Federal Newscast, following recent shootings on military bases, the Marines is allowing its law enforcement officers to carry concealed firearms.
The identity of the whistleblower that led to the impeachment proceedings has been kept secret all along. But is that kosher?
After a decade of on-and-off pay and hiring freezes and clampdowns on headquarters staff, Congress may be moving in the opposite direction.
After decades covering the federal beat some patterns become evident, like the question of a Christmas Eve day off.
The defense undersecretary for personnel and readiness position has been largely vacant for the past five years. Is it too big for one person?
In an extended in-studio interview on Federal Drive with Tom Temin, Special Counsel Henry Kerner offered a summary of last year’s work.
Timing federal retirement right allows you to carry over the maximum amount of annual leave, and in 2020 be paid for most if not all of it at the new higher 3.1% pay raise.
The House has sent “minibus” spending bills, which include a 3.1% federal pay raise, to the Senate for its consideration. Congress must pass and the president must sign both bills into law by Friday to avoid a second government shutdown this year.
Try getting employees on board before yanking an agency 1,000 or 2,000 miles away.
In today’s Federal Newscast, USPS’ Ethics Office wants to remind its employees about the restrictions applied to receiving gifts from customers and vendors.
The Office of Management and Budget’s general counsel reversed long-time policy that required agencies to automatically report Antideficiency Act violations to GAO and Congress. Now agencies must report only if they and OMB decides a violation occurred.