The reason for the new shutdown decision deadline is that lawmakers have not approved appropriations to keep all federal agencies operating after Oct. 1.
The Senate has confirmed Eugene Scalia, son for the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to serve as the next Secretary of Labor.
As the year grows closer to an end, federal employees will be eager to see just how much their pockets will be impacted.
Monday’s column got the attention of a lot of readers, especially those at the top step of the top grade — GS-15. Unfortunately, says Mike Causey, the explanation was mostly wrong.
If your boss doesn’t grin when folks speculate about the size of the 2020 federal pay raise, they have a good reason.
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs’ Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations has counted up the costs of the last three shutdowns.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a new study by the Government Accountability Office confirms it’s tough to be a medium-sized government contractor.
Given that 2020 is a critical election year, and the number of federal workers in many congressional districts, any federal pay raise is a big deal.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a new report highlights how the most recent 35-day partial government shutdown hurt agencies.
The latest budget proposal from the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government made no mention of a federal pay raise in 2020, setting up a debate over whether civilian employees will receive a House-passed 3.1% or the president’s recommended 2.6% increase next year.
Earlier this year, the chances of both (or either) a federal pay raise and a separate cost of living adjustment for retirees were hovering somewhere between slim and slimmer. The president called for a zero…
Active and retired federal-postal workers, and their survivors have some of the best health insurance in the nation.
Effective Sept. 15, major changes will take effect in the TSP, changes that will make it more attractive for life-time investors and more convenient for people who need to withdraw different amounts over their retirement.
Hundreds of federal and postal workers become retirement eligible every day. Although most don’t retire at the first opportunity.