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.
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.