The White House’s proposal would eliminate a long-time benefit which provides “gap” payments to employees, like federal firefighters, forced to retire as early as age 57.
Bob Tobias, a professor at American University, says next-year’s budget proposal from the White House is enough to make some feds say, “Stop the world, I want to get off.”
U.S. attorneys have filed a motion to dismiss the claims more than 2,000 federal employees who are unidentified or ineligible for liquidated damages after the 2013 government shutdown.
It’s been a tough few weeks for federal employees, at least for those who worry about their jobs, their pay and their retirements.
The American Federation of Government Employees said it faces a series of familiar challenges again this year, despite the addition of new paid parental leave benefits and a federal pay raise victory.
The likely amount is now a 3.5% bump up in January 2021, but anything could happen.
In what’s become the administration’s evergreen budget plan, the White House has again proposed that federal workers kick in more of their salary toward their retirement plan in return for smaller lifetime annuities that are frozen when they retire.
No one gets paid what they deserve. But everyone deserves a little stability.
If history repeats itself, the budget President Donald Trump sent to Congress Monday afternoon will again be a political bombshell
President Donald Trump has officially announced his intention to Congress to give civilian employees a 1% federal pay raise in 2021. His submission of an “alternative pay plan” comes months before the typical August deadline.
President Donald Trump’s proposed 1% across-the-board federal pay raise is an attempt to meet Congress “halfway” on the topic, as the administration also recommended more agency funding on employee performance rewards and bonuses.
Most people stop looking forward to birthdays after they first become eligible to drive, or vote.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Republican Study Committee want to overhaul federal employee pay, performance awards and hiring systems.
NARFE president Ken Thomas says last year’s White House budget proposal “breaks promises to both current and future retirees.”