Sunlight shines on the lawn in front of the Capitol as workers build the stage, bleachers and tower for TV cameras for the presidential inaugural Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Washington. In the midst of a pandemic and at the end of a hotly contested election campaign, the work goes on. (AP Photo/Mark Sherman)

What’s left on the end-of-year to-do list? Just about everything!

Government funding, a potential Covid-19 relief deal, the annual defense policy bill and a federal pay raise are all unresolved items as Congress heads…

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What the latest court decision means for employees seeking 2018 shutdown pay

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Military retirees, survivors will see 1.3% increase in COLA for 2021

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Senate appropriators propose federal pay freeze for civilian employees in 2021

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Federal locality pay: Broken or underfunded?

The Federal Salary Council is not recommending any new areas for 2022. But the council did engage in debate over the future of the federal locality program.

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(AP Photo/Morry Gash, Pool)President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden exchange points during the first presidential debate Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland, Ohio. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, Pool)

A federal employee’s guide to Trump and Biden’s 2020 campaign platforms

Federal News Network reviewed the track records and campaign policies for President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. Here’s where they…

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Legislators hope to secure higher COLA for federal retirees

In today’s Federal Newscast, two House Democrats are introducing their own legislation that would give retirees a higher cost-of-living adjustment next year.

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