After decades of watching as their annual pay raises shrink, including three consecutive pay freezes, white collar feds may have a reason to be hopeful.
A bicameral pair of lawmakers have reintroduced legislation for the sixth consecutive year now, which would ensure employees get a federal pay raise in 2021.
Some experts in retirement planning believe that many feds with memories of the Great Recession of 2008-2009 are working longer than they have to.
With details on how it might work, and what it will mean for employees, federal employment attorney Tom Spiggle joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Competitive Pay for Leaders in Veterans Health Care Act will correct an unintended consequence from a 2010 bill that was supposed to help Veterans Affairs Department fill Senior Executive Service positions.
The most recent paychecks for some federal employees are incorrect, potentially by hundreds of dollars, due to a processing error by the National Finance Center.
The Census Bureau pays enumerators less so for the work than for where they do the work.
While your income will likely go down in retirement, moving to a more tax-friendly state could increase the cash value of your annuity.
Federal workers this month are getting a 3.1% total pay and federal-postal retirees are getting a 1.6% cost of living adjustment.
Capped pay rates went up in 2020, but salary compression is real for an ever-expanding group of federal employees within certain locality pay areas.
The down side of the pay raise that takes effect next week is that more highly successful, long time civil servants will be hit by the pay cap.
For much of the federal workforce in 2019, what employees thought they knew about their pay, benefits, workplace flexibilities and even the location of their offices in some cases, were in flux.
The president’s pay agent, a group composed of the Labor secretary and directors of the Office of Personnel Management and Office of Management and Budget, say the methodology behind federal locality pay doesn’t make sense — and hasn’t made sense since its creation.
Turns out not all federal employees are covered. Tens of thousands of air traffic controllers are among those who technically don’t have access yet to this new benefit.