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Federal employees, union officials and lawmakers heightened calls for an 8.7% federal pay raise in 2024 at a rally in front of the Capitol building.
The pandemic relief fraud numbers keep piling up. A billion here, a billion there. Was anybody watching?
The Comprehensive Paid Leave for Federal Employees Act would give feds 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave, essentially replacing the 12 weeks of unpaid leave offered through the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
President Joe Biden directed agency leaders to expand federal employees’ access to leave options, including for family and medical emergencies, as well as in instances of domestic violence.
National Science Foundation officials announced that all agency employees will receive a 4.6% pay raise for 2023, striking initial plans to implement a 1% raise for senior-level excepted service feds.
The American Federation of Government Employees raised concerns about initial plans to cap pay for hundreds of employees at the National Science Foundation, though NSF officials said no final decisions have been made.
The latest benefit signed into law for veterans aims to help those exposed to the poisonous fumes of burn pits and other sources. VA officials say they were ready for the Pact Act.
In what has become tradition in recent years, a bicameral pair of Democrats proposed a bill to give most civilian federal employees an 8.7% pay raise in 2024.
The VA CAREERS Act would set higher base pay caps for VA physicians, podiatrists, optometrists and dentists as the Veterans Affairs Department looks to grow its health care workforce.
The Postal Service is tightening its online security measures, in response to fraudsters targeting the financial information of USPS employees.
The Biden administration has fended off a state-led challenge to an executive order that raised the minimum hourly wage for federal contractor employees.
A provision in the 2023 NDAA will establish a locality pay equivalent for hundreds of civilian federal employees working under the Domestic Employees Teleworking Overseas (DETO) program.
Explaining the history of locality pay and how it affects federal employees on the General Schedule.
The Holman rule gives lawmakers the ability to make changes to federal employees’ salaries and reduce agency staffing.