In a letter to House leadership, a group of congressional Democrats said new paid parental leave benefits should extend to federal employees who recently had or will have a new child before the original Oct. 1 implementation date.
A new bill from Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.) would allow federal employees to federal employees can hold onto the annual leave they may have to forfeit at the end of the year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Other lawmakers, including a bipartisan group of nearly 20 senators, are advocating for hazard pay for certain frontline workers.
The Social Security Administration said it's still working with its payroll provider to fully implement and administer emergency paid sick leave benefits under a new coronavirus relief law. But federal employee unions say the delays are confusing given their experience with other agencies.
The Pentagon told its contracting officers and contract administrators to boost the amount of money it pays vendors in the form of progress payments as one way to increase their cash flow amidst a sagging economy.
A bipartisan coalition in the House is putting pressure on the Senate and White House to approve emergency funding for the Postal Service before it runs out of cash in the coming months.
More families are paying rent in two places and losing childcare as the coronavirus outbreak continues.
New benefits and programs from the military seem to be helping troops and their families.
It’s been several years since budget challenges caused federal agencies to offer widespread buyouts and early-outs to their workforces, but the Defense Contract Management Agency is finding itself in that position now.
The ruling gives the Postal Service and its regulator more to consider about its future business model, as USPS warns Congress that the coronavirus pandemic has triggered a steep decline in mail the agency “may never fully recover” from.
Although it's too early speculate about numbers, some experts in health insurance have projected that premiums overall for all Americans could rise by 40% percent if not more.
The stimulus bill was a heavy lift for Congress, now various agencies are working to implement it. For what it looked like at the ground level and some of the federal concerns, the Federal Drive with Tom Temin spoke Virginia Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D).
Congress expanded some benefits and added emergency paid sick leave in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, but the details for federal employees are complex.
Agencies such as the Department of Veterans Affairs are calling on federal retirees to return to government and help with their coronavirus responses as reemployed annuitants. Thinking of joining them? Here's what you need to know.
The Office of Personnel Management has given the Department of Veterans Affairs authority to rehire retired federal medical professionals.