Under a new, temporary policy from the Office of Personnel Management, many federal employees can carryover up to 300 hours of annual leave from 2020, rather than the usual 240 hours.
A new year might have dawned but relations between management and employees at the Social Security Administration remain tense.
Despite the fact that 2020 was an exceptional, dangerous, horrible year in so many ways, lots of us learned to cope. Some to thrive.
For a brief review of the outgoing Congress and what we might expect from the next, Federal Drive with Tom Temin turned to WTOP Capitol Hill correspondent Mitchell Miller.
In a decidedly 2020 fashion, Thrift Savings Plan returns dropped in December as sharp as they jumped a month earlier.
A pandemic, economic downturn and months of skepticism didn't change the plans the president issued last February, when he informed Congress of his intention to give most civilian employees a 1% federal pay raise in 2021.
In an extraordinary New Year’s Day session, the Republican-controlled Senate easily turned aside the veto, dismissing Trump’s objections to the $740 billion bill and handing him a stinging rebuke just weeks before his term ends.
President Donald Trump formalized a 1% across-the-board federal pay raise for civilian employees in 2021 via an executive order, which he signed Thursday night with hours to spare before the start of the new year.
VA deferred collection of these overpayments to give veterans financial relief due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
DoD will spend $23 billion on housing allowances in 2021, for an average increase of just under 3%. But the increases — or decreases — vary dramatically by locale. Here's the full list of which areas will see the biggest BAH changes.
The Navy crushed its retention goals for 2020, most likely because of COVID-19.
In today's Federal Newscast: Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.) wants to know when and how Federal Employees will get vaccinated. The reenlisted rate in one branch of the military is sky high. And the COVID-19 relief checks are in the mail and being deposited directly.
If you are even THINKING about retiring next year, you’ve got some homework to do.
A whole swath of professions will lose special pay if Congress can't override the NDAA veto.