A year ago this week some long-service, long-suffering federal government workers were prepping for the slim possibility of a government shutdown over Christmas.
The final agreement maintains the NDAA’s decades-long reputation of must-pass legislation, but punts thorny border issues to the still-unsettled appropriations process.
For the second year in a row more than a million feds aren’t sure if they’ll be forced to come to work or be locked with or without pay over the holidays.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a group of Maryland and Virginia Democrats are worried about plans to only give federal defense workers paid family leave.
As several states and local governments have raised their minimum wages well past the federal rate of $7.25 in recent years, the Office of Personnel Management said it’s received many questions how these changes might impact federal employees.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management wants to lift the current time limitations for seasonal appointments.
An agency watchdog report has found Census Bureau systems failed to meet “peak recruiting demands” this summer – a claim that the bureau disputes.
Could the next government shutdown end the record 10-year bull market and trigger another recession? It may not be long until we find out.
A four-week continuing resolution funds agencies at current levels through Dec. 20 and secures a 3.1% military pay raise, but the measure doesn’t include a similar adjustment for civilian employees.
The Senate has passed a temporary government-wide spending bill that would keep federal agencies up and running through Dec. 20 and avert a government shutdown after midnight Thursday.
The bill will now proceed to the Senate. The President will need to sign a bill before midnight on Nov. 21 to avoid a shutdown.
If one of the next furloughs happens while a team of American astronauts are heading for the Moon, will they be forced to abort their mission and return to Earth?
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Bureau of Land Management said it will offer both early-outs and buyouts to parts of its workforce.
Employee engagement held steady across the federal workforce at 68%, according to the newly released results of the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey.