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Drew Friedman, Federal News NetworkAFGE FAIR Act union rally

Hundreds of employees rally behind 8.7% proposed federal pay raise

Federal employees, union officials and lawmakers heightened calls for an 8.7% federal pay raise in 2024 at a rally in front of the Capitol building.

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Lawmakers renew calls to offer paid family and medical leave to federal employees

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Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, speaks during a Senate Foreign Relations committee hearing on the Fiscal Year 2023 Budget in Washington, Tuesday, April 26, 2022. (Al Drago/Pool Photo via AP)

Democrats reintroduce bill to give feds 8.7% average pay raise next year

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AP/Alex BrandonOPM-GSA merger

Democratic lawmakers propose 5.1% average pay raise for federal employees

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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/AndreyPopov)Man Holding Two Coin Stacks To Compare

House Democrats propose 2022 federal pay raise with new bill

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IT modernization

Senators worried new VA accountability office appointment poses conflict of interest

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paid family leave

Federal employees may have voice in agency reopening efforts if Senate bill passes

In today’s Federal Newscast, federal employees may be getting a stronger voice in what it means to return to the office during the coronavirus pandemic.

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DoDGlenn Fine, inspector general, Defense Department

Pentagon investigator appointed to guard against abuse of coronavirus money

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Pentagon’s inspector general will take the lead in trying to head off waste, fraud and abuse in the newly-passed coronavirus…

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telework, coronavirus

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

The largest federal employee union is also urging the Office of Personnel Management to allow all telework-eligible workers to begin immediately working remotely.

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