In today's Federal Newscast, Senators say they're still fielding complaints from VA health employees who say they don't have enough support to work safely.
While the Postal Service fights to stay solvent, its workforce of more than 600,000 employees has encountered a slew of challenges to deliver a volume of packages that sometimes rivals what they handle during the agency's peak holiday period.
When they eventually retire, 99% of all current federal-postal workers will depend on their Thrift Savings Plan to provide a substantial portion of their future lifetime income.
Facing the possibility of furloughs next month, some employees at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services are looking for temporary work or a new job altogether. Others plan to tap into their retirement savings and Thrift Savings Plan to stay afloat.
Citing the coronavirus pandemic and ongoing economic uncertainty, the Trump administration said Monday it will cancel the highest honors for career civil servants this year.
A bipartisan group of House members say civilian employees should earn a 3% federal pay raise next year, a figure that matches what military members are on track to receive in 2021.
The Office of Personnel Management will propose new regulations establishing Des Moines, Iowa, a new brand new locality pay area. The move will impact at least 2,500 employees in the region.
Congress is in a tug-of-war itself over immigration policies, and the bargaining chip is a $1.2 billion bailout that must come by Aug. 3 or else.
A lot of people who retired last year or earlier this year probably wish they hadn’t. Most are living on less.
The latest budget proposal from the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government made no mention of a federal pay raise in 2021. In their silence, House appropriators are essentially deferring to the president's proposed 1% pay raise for federal employees next year.
The president is already planning for a 1% federal pay raise for civilian employees for 2021, but Congress may -- if it has time -- pass its own proposal before the year ends. A House appropriations markup on Wednesday may give federal employees a glimpse at what's to come.
Suppose your charming but kind of flaky son or granddaughter inherited a large sum of money, maybe as much as six figures, as soon as this month?
At least one agency, under a limited pilot program, allows its employees to work from anywhere in the United States, while accepting a duty station and locality pay change along with it. The benefits may be clear to agencies, but how about employees?
The financial and economic effect of the pandemic and government-ordered shutdowns has hit career military families, no less than anyone else.