Bureau of Labor Statistics

2020 Census-Noncitizens

Census Bureau rethinks scope of remote work policy, consolidates office space

The Census Bureau agreed to a remote work policy last December, and a remote work policy working group has been working on implementation details.

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As agencies face budget uncertainty, Democrats propose a 7.4% pay raise for feds

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Federal pay falls even further behind the private sector

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(AP Photo/David Goldman)FILE - In this June 6, 2015, file photo, a customer, bottom, pays for goods while shopping at the Atlanta Farmers Market in Atlanta. Americans finally got a raise in 2015 after seven years of stagnating incomes, driven by big gains among the poorest households, according to information provided by the Census Bureau, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016. Higher minimum wages in many states and tougher competition among businesses to fill jobs pushed up pay, while low inflation made those paychecks stretch further. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Federal pay raises have lagged private sector for more than a decade, data shows

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How does locality pay actually work, and where did it come from?

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Service members see a 12% boost in housing allowance

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Government cyber work – A great place to kick off a career

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Breaking down a few key recommendations from the Federal Salary Council

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defense budget

How much does inflation actually matter to DoD and can it be fixed?

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OPM to create Chief Diversity Officer Council to elevate role across government

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Bureau of Labor Statistics may not have accurate data for feds benefits

The Government Accountability Office found that the bureau has not evaluated whether the data sources it feeds into the indexes produce accurate ones.

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A new proposal to dissolve some federal agencies

In today’s Federal Newscast, a new bill is introduced to set up a temporary federal commission to propose recommendations for eliminating certain agencies.

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Not rocket science, but close

Is the government using the wrong measuring tool to track inflation and thus producing the wrong cost of living adjustments?

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