All federal providers are working to implement the payroll tax deferral policy President Donald Trump announced earlier this month in an executive order, the administration said Monday. The policy should be in place for federal employees by the second pay period in September.
Not much got done in Congress over the last two weeks, and tomorrow is the first day of the last month of the fiscal year.
A coalition of affinity groups at the Justice Department says a nuance in the hiring process, which asks job candidates for their salary history, may disproportionately impact women and employees of color.
In today's Federal Newscast, more members of Congress are calling on Citizenship and Immigration Services to delay upcoming employee furloughs at the end of the month.
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy says USPS would seek “more pricing freedom” from Congress, as well as legislation that would reform the agency’s mandate to pre-fund retiree health benefits.
At one point or another, many federal workers have dreamed about what they would do if and when their agency offered them a buyout.
The Senate will craft a stimulus bill very different from that of the House, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services could get bailout help from Congress this week.
The prospects of a 1% federal pay raise for civilian employees next year seems more likely.
New draft regulations from the Office of Personnel Management will ensure employees and annuitants experience no major interruptions to their federal health, dental, vision and life insurance during future government shutdowns.
In today's Federal Newscast, Senators say they're still fielding complaints from VA health employees who say they don't have enough support to work safely.
While the Postal Service fights to stay solvent, its workforce of more than 600,000 employees has encountered a slew of challenges to deliver a volume of packages that sometimes rivals what they handle during the agency's peak holiday period.
When they eventually retire, 99% of all current federal-postal workers will depend on their Thrift Savings Plan to provide a substantial portion of their future lifetime income.
Facing the possibility of furloughs next month, some employees at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services are looking for temporary work or a new job altogether. Others plan to tap into their retirement savings and Thrift Savings Plan to stay afloat.
Citing the coronavirus pandemic and ongoing economic uncertainty, the Trump administration said Monday it will cancel the highest honors for career civil servants this year.