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Democratic lawmakers propose 5.1% average pay raise for federal employees

Continuing with an annual tradition, lawmakers have once again introduced a bill that would give federal employees a pay raise in 2023.

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House Democrats propose 2022 federal pay raise with new bill

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Senators worried new VA accountability office appointment poses conflict of interest

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Citing ‘unnecessarily complex’ coronavirus guidance, senators seek more assurances from OPM

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Space Force has officially started posting job openings

In today’s Federal Newscast, search space-force on, and you’ll come up with 39 jobs, and not clerks or mail room staff, either.

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Lawmakers begin the push for a 3.5% federal pay raise in 2021

A bicameral pair of lawmakers have reintroduced legislation for the sixth consecutive year now, which would ensure employees get a federal pay raise in 2021.

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Not all federal employees are covered under the new paid parental leave law, at least not yet

A group of Senate Democrats, led by Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), has introduced a bill that would ensure all federal employees, including those at the Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation Security Administration and non-judicial workers at the District of Columbia courts, have access to new paid parental leave benefits.

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