The Office of Personnel Management has clarified how excepted employees can properly take paid leave during the government shutdown and weighed in on how all employees will be paid once the lapse in appropriations ends.
As the government shutdown continues past the 30-day mark, agencies are scrambling to respond to questions and unprecedented challenges they’ve never encountered before.
Federal News Network is soliciting your questions about your pay, benefits, retirement and other topics during the government shutdown.
The Office of Personnel Management on Wednesday clarified that agencies should restore previously-scheduled annual leave lost in 2018 due to the government shutdown.
Federal employees who are typically scheduled for an eight-hour day on Wednesday, Dec. 5 will be excused from work and will get paid for the time off, according to new OPM guidance.
Yesterday Mike Causey asked people to revisit the ghosts of shutdowns past and remember how they handled the financial and emotional strain. Shutdowns can be traumatic financially, but some feds said they turned them into a vacation.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey asks, if somebody at the office had an emergency and needed extra vacation time, would you help if you could?
GSA raises contracting thresholds for agencies responding to the disaster.
James Marshall, federal benefits specialist, discusses leaving your government career when you are not eligible to retire. January 12, 2015
The NITP’s Tammy Flanagan will discuss the best days to retire and Andy Medici with the Federal Times new problems at the VA, and the high cost of workers compensation. October 8, 2014