In today’s Federal Newscast, NASA announces it will be running a test flight of a crewed commercial space craft some time in July.
Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) and Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) have reintroduced the Federal Adjustment of Income Rates (FAIR) Act, which give federal employees a 3.6 percent pay raise in 2020.
The Department of Veterans Affairs said it may designate an independent arbitrator of sorts to oversee and manage joint decisions from VA and the Defense Department as the two agencies implement a new, commercial electronic health record (EHR).
The House is set to clear a 2.6 percent federal pay raise for civilian employees this year. The Senate already has a companion of the Federal Civilian Workforce Pay Fairness Act.
Two bills were introduced this week in the House and Senate to combat chaos in federal employee lives triggered by the government shutdown, days away from becoming the longest in history.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Postal Service’s inspector general said USPS has more than a million square feet in excess real estate.
Do you remember what your work-wise, midsummer nightmares were this time last year? Even if you were on vacation this time last year, chances are you were thankful that the very real shutdown threatened for April didn’t materialize.
When Congress isn’t negotiating on spending caps or budget deals for this fiscal year and the next, members are considering other pieces of legislation that could have an impact on your work.
Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) and Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) have reintroduced the FAIR Act, which would give federal employees a 3 percent pay raise for 2019.
While the Defense Department balances the threat of sequestration with additional spending money from the White House, some members of Congress are looking at ways to support military members and their families.