A bill under debate in Congress right how would move transportation security officers to Title 5 and into the General Schedule system, presumably giving them a raise. With what the officers themselves think, president of AFGE Local 333, Joe Shuker.
By working another two years, an employee earning $80,000 per year can boost their retirement income by almost $30,000.
All federal employees, including some retirees and seasonal workers who received recent debt notices indicating otherwise, still have until Jan. 3, 2022 to repay deferred payroll taxes from last year before interest will accrue.
As pandemic guidelines change, the House Oversight and Reform Committee advanced legislation that would require specific workplace safety plans from federal agencies as they prepare to reopen offices.
When it comes to a comfortable annuity for life, no matter how high prices go, not all feds are treated equally.
When it comes to career planning, many federal agencies do an excellent job. But when it comes to providing financial planning, most federal agencies do little if anything.
More money to expand the IRS and raises for TSA officers - both are on the agenda as Congress returns to Washington this week.
Transportation security officers are among the lowest paid federal employees in government. The debate over how to raise their pay shows just how difficult reform efforts in other parts of government might be.
Federal Drive with Tom Temin concluded its four-part series, Federal Unions: For better or for worse, with the president of one of the major unions itself, the National Treasury Employees Union's Tony Reardon.
With five months left to go in the cost of living countdown, federal, military and Social Security retirees are looking at a 3% increase in benefits beginning in January.
There's bipartisan consensus transportation security officers are underpaid, but Congress can't yet agree on the best path for raising TSA salaries.
Even as the U.S. appears to be climbing out of COVID-19, millions of people are in a financial hole because they either lost their jobs, or their jobs just ceased to exist.
For some contractors a $15-an-hour minimum wage is a moot issue. For others, it would have a lot of implications for profits and competitiveness.
Every government employee gets a step-pay increase whether they deserve it or not. Supervisors say too many people aren't suited to their jobs or even unwilling to do them.