There are also lots of things to consider, including picking the best health plan for you and yours to get you through 2022.
No, there hasn't been much progress on several pressing issues, including a need to secure full-year agency funding and avert (another) government shutdown, a deal with the debt ceiling (again) and a whole host of other legislative work.
The Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) requires some-to-considerable thought and work from those who want to maximize their total retirement benefits.
The nine appropriations bills that Senate Democrats unveiled Monday are silent on the topic of federal pay, meaning they'll defer to the president's recommendation for a 2.7% raise for employees in 2022.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives misclassified more than 90 administrative positions as law enforcement jobs — and provided special premium pay typically reserved for criminal investigators and other officers to some employees.
The AbilityOne Commission, an independent federal agency, issued a proposed rule Tuesday that would bar federal contractors and subcontractors from paying a “subminimum wage” to workers who are blind, or have a physical or mental disability.
In today's Federal Newscast, Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) is looking into pay abuse at the law enforcement agency.
Rising inflation is expected to lead to a sizeable increase in Social Security’s annual cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, for the year 2022
In today's Federal Newscast, the Justice Department is bringing the power of the False Claims Act to the growing challenge of cybersecurity.
Has your home to work commute returned to pre-pandemic levels? Have you gone from happy home-bound worker to wretched rush hour victim?
Congress averted a partial government shutdown, but lawmakers didn’t meet the same deadline to extend funding for the Highway Trust Fund, which finances most of the federal government’s spending on highways and public transit.
Federal employment attorney Heidi Burakiewicz represents tens of thousands of employees who sued for damages after both the 2013 and 2018 shutdowns, and joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to bring us up to speed on those cases.
Both Democrats and Republicans say they believe frontline officers at the Transportation Security Administration are underpaid. The House Homeland Security Committee's top Republican said he will support legislation to move TSA officers into the Title 5 pay and personnel system if other options fail.
At the Justice Department, assistant U.S. attorneys and trial attorneys are both, well, lawyers that do litigation. But they work under different pay systems.