Turns out not all federal employees are covered. Tens of thousands of air traffic controllers are among those who technically don’t have access yet to this new benefit.
Lots of people who live in high tax states relocate for retirement.
Just about everybody knows the stock market is long overdue for a correction of 20% or more — maybe a lot more.
With little time to spare before the deadline, President Donald Trump signed two shutdown-averting spending bills into law and a 3.1% federal pay raise. He also signed the annual defense authorization bill, which includes a new paid parental leave program for most federal employees.
Only about 12,300 service members will receive cost of living adjustments in 2020.
White collar federal civil servants are on track to get a 3.1% pay raise next year — the largest in a decade for 1.2 million civil servants.
After decades covering the federal beat some patterns become evident, like the question of a Christmas Eve day off.
The Congressional Budget Office’s price tag on paid parental leave does not take into account employee turnover.
The 2020 NDAA bars DoD from converting military medical billets to civilian ones until more analysis is done.
Experts on Wall Street and world financial markets have been predicting another recession, some almost daily, since the last one ended more than 10 years ago.
Twelve weeks of paid parental leave is the main attraction in the House-passed defense authorization bill, but it has a lot more for civilian federal employees.
When many people consider purchasing long term care insurance, which isn’t cheap, they weigh the odds and worry that they might not collect.
Federal employees will have up to 12 weeks of paid leave for the birth, adoption or foster of a new child starting in October 2020, if Congress passes and the president signs the annual defense policy bill into law.
Just about everybody with money in the stock market knows that the current, record long bull market has got to end someday.