In today’s Federal Newscast, a version of the Federal Employee Paid Leave Act is introduced into the Senate.
House Democrats have again reintroduced legislation that would guarantee paid family leave for federal employees to care for a new child or sick family member. This time, the Federal Employee Paid Leave Act would guarantee up to 12 weeks of time.
In today’s Federal Newscast, several DC area members of Congress want to know if it’s realistic for federal employees to expect more money in their next paycheck on March 15.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is asking for a $187 million adjustment to fiscal 2018 levels to help with immediate challenges.
Lawmakers are once again reintroducing legislation that would create up to six weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees after the birth, adoption or fostering of a new child. Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) and Barbara Comstock (R-Va.) officially reintroduced the Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act (FEPPLA).
Members of the inspectors general community say they are worried about the federal hiring freeze and what it could mean for OIGs efforts to combat waste, fraud and abuse.
Because 2020 will be the first time that the Census will rely more upon the internet than paper, the bureau has to test, roll out and connect 52 separate systems, which is a tall order for the agency.Because 2020 will be the first time that the Census will rely more upon the internet than paper, the bureau has to test, roll out and connect 52 separate systems, which is a tall order for the agency.
The richest nation on earth has the poorest record when it comes to guaranteeing paid parental leave for its people. This is embarrassing.
A new commission, proposed by David Walker, former U.S. comptroller general, would recommend ways to streamline government by removing duplication and extraneous spending from government agencies. Federal-employee unions criticized the proposal and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee lawmakers expressed skepticism that such a proposal could gain congressional approval.
Women working in the federal government still earn less than their male counterparts, but the pay gap is shrinking. The Government Accountability Office has done a report on the gender pay gap. It found the…