Federal employees used to donating their time and money to support charities in their communities are now seeking assistance for themselves, after 800,000 federal employees missed a paycheck Friday.
The House passed a bill Friday that would guarantee back pay to more than 800,000 federal employees who missed a paycheck Friday.
While federal employees are left with few safety nets in terms of immediate financial assistance, local business in the Washington metro region have offered free or reduced-priced services during the shutdown.
In today's Federal Newscast, an alliance of 30 federal employee organizations are urging the president to end the partial government shutdown.
In today's Federal Newscast, while some members of Congress are trying to make sure federal employees can get paid during a potential shutdown, don't expect every member to feel sorry for them.
In today's Federal Newscast, Senate Democrats said more than 300,000 federal employees will be furloughed if Congress can't come to a deal on seven remaining appropriation bills.
Thrift Savings Plan data released on Monday show most November returns taking a u-turn from previous month's red levels.
In today's Federal Newscast, a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee bill would create stronger laws to prevent political appointees from becoming career federal employees.
In today's Federal Newscast, Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Mark Warner (D-VA) say federal agencies aren't proactively helping employees understand how or if they should pay taxes on moving expenses for their jobs.
Feds need to check their health benefits this open season, even if they don't intend on changing plans; the plans themselves could be changing.
Kathleen Miller has been inducted into the National Academy of Public Administration and she joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to talk more about her civil service career.
If you search employee exodus from federal government you will get more hits than reading the Old Testament. But is it true?
Tune in to FEDtalk on Federal News Radio September 21 at 11:00 AM as host Debra Roth speaks to Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), five-term representative from Virginia’s 11th District and Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Government Operations. Connolly will chime in on the federal workforce matters currently before Congress, including ongoing uncertainty about whether federal employees will receive a pay raise for 2019. Roth will also be joined in-studio by Federal Times Senior Reporter Jessie Bur and Jenny Mattingley, a federal sector management consultant who was formerly Director of the White House Leadership Development Program and Executive Director of the Performance Improvement Council.
September 21, 2018
Given what has happened to retirement plans in the private sector, Uncle Sam looks mighty good compared to just about any company, large or small. But do you ever regret a career as a federal civil servant?