New proposed regulations from OPM reinterpret the agency's own 40-year-old reading of the Back Pay Act, and would limit the kinds of cases where federal employees could receive back pay, as well as exclude unions from receiving attorney fees.
If you could boost your take home pay 6.2% for the rest of the year but the tradeoff is that you’d have to repay it in a 12.4% bite from your paycheck starting early next year — would you take the deal?
A group of 43 House members, including four Republicans, are again calling on the Trump administration to give federal employees and military members the choice to opt-out of the president's payroll tax deferral.
In today's Federal Newscast, Congress makes another push to allow federal employees and military members to opt-out of the president's payroll tax deferral.
DoD CIO Dana Deasy says officials have been finding temporary homes for cloud applications that were counting on the long-delayed JEDI program. Other preparatory that's not technically part of the contract has been proceeding apace too.
Military members and federal employee groups worry those impacted by the president's mandatory payroll tax deferral aren't getting the message about the extra dollars they're seeing in their paychecks -- and that they'll have to pay it all back next year.
After reviewing the policy's impact on the organization and workforce, the U.S. Postal Service has decided it will not implement the president's payroll tax deferral, USPS announced Tuesday.
The modern day equivalent of a panic-starter is to bring up the subject of the Government Pension Offset or Windfall Elimination Provision to retired federal or state government employees, or their spouses.
Every year thousands of federal workers turn down an extra 1%-4% or more contribution from the government to their TSP account because they can't afford it.
The idea of pay for performance has appeal in the federal workplace. But is it true? American University professor Bob Tobias is skeptical.
Federal News Network has created a calculator to help you estimate how much you'll receive in deferred payroll taxes between September and the end of the calendar year -- and how much you can expect to pay back in 2021.
Normally this time of year, the issue of a federal pay raise in the following January is sort of a big deal.
The Office of Management and Budget has at last issued written guidance on the president's upcoming payroll tax deferral for federal employees and military members. But if employees are expecting answers, they'll come up with few definitive details.
The deferral plan won't save anybody one dollar and will come back to bite people who spend their windfalls