Government shutdowns accomplish little, lose a lot and can have a political backlash.
The Federal Salary Council is still debating a series of controversial changes to the methodology currently used to set federal employee locality pay.
In today’s Federal Newscast, members of the House Homeland Security Committee are asking leaders at the Transportation Security Administration what it can do to pay the agency’s officers more.
Despite some efforts, leaders say more needs to be done to take care of guard and reserve members.
Federal employees, members of Congress and good government governments remember the late House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman, Elijah Cummings, as a champion for the federal workforce and a staunch and vocal supporter of whistleblowers.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a Government Accountability Office report says four Marine Corps Commands either overspent or underspent at least $5 million on civilian personnel in 2019.
Federal workers and retirees are awash in numbers today, some solid, some still forming up. The final total will determine in large part what kind of financial future they have.
Social Security says millions of retirees will get a modest 1.6% cost-of-living increase in 2020 _ and that comes to about $24 more a month more the average retired worker
It’s very likely, especially if you haven’t changed plans in the past few years or are retired, that you are paying more in premiums than necessary.
The reason for the new shutdown decision deadline is that lawmakers have not approved appropriations to keep all federal agencies operating after Oct. 1.
The Senate has confirmed Eugene Scalia, son for the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to serve as the next Secretary of Labor.
As the year grows closer to an end, federal employees will be eager to see just how much their pockets will be impacted.
Monday’s column got the attention of a lot of readers, especially those at the top step of the top grade — GS-15. Unfortunately, says Mike Causey, the explanation was mostly wrong.
If your boss doesn’t grin when folks speculate about the size of the 2020 federal pay raise, they have a good reason.