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.
Bloomberg Government Editorial Director Loren Duggan previews what we can expext from Congress ahead of the coming Christmas break.
For the second year in a row more than a million feds aren’t sure if they’ll be forced to come to work or be locked with or without pay over the holidays.
U.S. attorneys say a series of challenges from the National Treasury Employees Union on the last government shutdown should be dismissed because the union can’t demonstrate their exact legal injuries could be repeated. The deadline to avoid another government shutdown is Dec. 20.
Six years after the 2013 government shutdown, attorneys have determined exactly how many federal employees are eligible for liquidated damages based on a class-action lawsuit, but it’s still unclear how much they’re owed.
To talk more about what the situation looks like, the Professional Services Council’s David Berteau joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
When it comes to avoiding wasteful spending in government, avoiding government shutdowns stands out as some of the lowest-hanging fruit.
If there’s a government shutdown, it won’t spoil Thanksgiving — it threatens Christmas now. BGOV’s Loren Duggan joined us to discuss the latest.
Could the next government shutdown end the record 10-year bull market and trigger another recession? It may not be long until we find out.
The Senate has passed a temporary government-wide spending bill that would keep federal agencies up and running through Dec. 20 and avert a government shutdown after midnight Thursday.
With a Capitol Hill seemingly paralyzed by impeachment zeal, what about the needs of, well, federal agencies who want to do work for the public?
The bill will now proceed to the Senate. The President will need to sign a bill before midnight on Nov. 21 to avoid a shutdown.
For a look at the dreary week ahead, Fulcrum editor in chief David Hawkings joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
A top House lawmaker has announced that Congress will pass a governmentwide temporary spending bill to keep the government running through Dec. 20, forestalling a government shutdown as the House turns its focus to impeachment hearings