Federal employees see the extended shutdown deadline as a chance to set aside emergency funds, in case lawmakers can't reach another 11th-hour deal just before Thanksgiving.
Approximately 315 NSF employees on levels 4 and 5 of the Administratively Determined (AD) pay scale will see cuts to their salaries take effect in January.
Many respondents to Federal News Network’s poll said they’re also worried about the long-term negative impacts that a government shutdown poses.
Top lawmakers on the Senate and House VA committees are demanding stronger guardrails on bonuses, after the Department of Veterans Affairs said it recently made more awards to career executives than intended.
You will survive the government shutdown, if there is one. But it takes some planning and a little knowledge of what to expect. To get some thoughts from a veteran of government shutdowns, Federal Drive Host Tom Temin talked with former Postal Service Manager Abe Grungold.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is taking back nearly $10 million in bonuses it paid to career senior leaders earlier this month, over concerns the awards went to more executives than intended.
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In today's Federal Newscast: Homeland Security advisers are calling for technology investments that support remote work. A congressional investigation continues into potential COVID-19 record-keeping violations at NIH. And the IRS is in search of accountants for high-paying jobs to ferret out tax cheats.
Rural carriers across the country said they received an incomplete paycheck for the second pay period in a row this Friday, or are still waiting on their Sept. 1 paycheck.
A venture capitalist-turned-professor and business manager outlines the case for a new approach to how a fast-moving sector of the economy can help the government.
Agencies have until Oct. 13 to submit requests to OPM for new special salary rate approvals. But bigger budget concerns may discourage agencies from requesting or even implementing them.
Between one-third and one-half of federal wildland firefighters would resign if Congress doesn’t make a temporary pay raise permanent, the National Federation of Federal Employees warned.
Without better pay and benefits, call center workers at federal contractor Maximus threaten a strike ahead of open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act and Medicare. But the issue of federal contractor pay is more complicated than meets the eye.
The House and Senate appropriations packages are far from the only priority for Congress this fall — and many of the other to-do items have direct impacts for federal employees.