President Donald Trump has announced his plans to freeze pay for federal civilian employees in 2019.
Today the House is in recess until after Labor Day. Proposed changes in FERS, which would require you to pay 6 percent more for the benefit while cost of living adjustments would be eliminated for retirees, seem less urgent.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office says only 15 out of 53 agencies met DATA Act requirements for complete, timely, and accurate spending data reports.
Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-Va.) again introduced a bill that would provide a federal paid parental leave program for employees. This time, the legislation would authorize up to 12 weeks of leave instead of six.
The two largest white-collar federal unions are challenging provisions in two of the three executive orders President Donald Trump issued in late May. And it could be serious.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a D.C.-area congresswoman introduces legislation to make sure federal employees get at least up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave.
Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-Va.) has offered legislation to give federal employees up to 12 weeks of paid leave for the birth, adoption or foster placement of a child.
Twenty-one House Republicans said they’re concerned the president’s recent federal workforce executive orders undermine existing labor law and may jeopardize longstanding and productive relationships with agency management.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a bill to make sure Congressional members use their own money to settle with harassment victims passed the House unanimously.
Several other members have asked the chief administrative officer to withhold their congressional salaries during the government shutdown or have said they’ll donate pay to charity.