Lots of federal workers have said they might be willing to take a pay cut if they could do their jobs from a site a hundred miles from their home office.
In today's Federal Newscast, the IRS will no longer be giving employees 10-25% pay increase for going into the office during the coronavirus pandemic.
Much of the federal workforce has spent the three months working from home. When work is about what you do, not where you do it, where does that leave locality pay?
If spending priorities tell what's important to an organization, then the Military Health System ranks pretty low.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Chief Information Officers Council says government needs a new pay and personnel system to better recruit and compensate the future federal IT workforce.
A surge in package revenue from April has led to the top Republicans in the House and Senate oversight committees to ask USPS to reassess their projections.
If you could work from home, would you work for less? That’s not an option for federal workers, yet, but it could be part of the major upheaval many experts predict as the world comes out of and slowly adjusts to life after the pandemic.
However well intentioned, the Payroll Protection Program has issues. Federal Drive discussed them with Akin Gump attorney, Samantha Block.
Given the impact of the pandemic on the economy, and on prices, it is unlikely that retirees who get cost of living adjustments most years will be getting a COLA in January 2021.
Congress — most of it, anyway — returns to Washington with a long agenda. At the top of the list is what will be in a fourth stimulus bill if there is one.
They say that the coronavirus is a threat to all of us regardless of who we are and where we live - we are all in the same boat. But are we really?
For some of the prospects, WTOP congressional correspondent Mitchell Miller joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Under the Heroes Act, the $3 trillion coronavirus relief package House Democrats unveiled Tuesday, eligible federal employees would keep teleworking through the end of the year, while those working on the frontlines of the government's pandemic response could receive up to $10,000 in additional premium pay.
Do you find yourself wistfully looking back to the good old days of 2008-09? If so, welcome to what may be a fast-growing club.