Federal Managers Association

  • Trump signs continuing resolution, keeping agencies open through Dec. 20

    A four-week continuing resolution funds agencies at current levels through Dec. 20 and secures a 3.1% military pay raise, but the measure doesn’t include a similar adjustment for civilian employees.

  • Senate sends shutdown-averting CR to Trump’s desk

    The Senate on Thursday cleared a seven-week continuing resolution through Nov. 21. The CR includes nearly $50 million more for the Office of Personnel Management, which faces a funding gap with the transfer.

  • House passes 2020 federal pay raise, takes steps to block OPM-GSA merger

    A 3.1% federal pay raise is another step closer to reality, as the House passed the financial services and general appropriations bill with a 224-196 vote Wednesday afternoon. The bill would also throw up several roadblocks to the Trump administration’s proposed merger of the Office of Personnel Management with the General Services Administration.

  • Longer probationary periods, more student interns target of new OPM legislative proposals

    The Office of Personnel Management has submitted three legislative proposals designed to help agencies implement longer probationary periods and hire more student interns.

  • DLA Troop Support director named Manager of the Year

    Diana Stewart’s coworkers praise her dedication and community contributions on and off the job. Now she’s been named Manager of the Year by the Federal Managers Association.

  • DMV lawmakers ask about pay raise…again

    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.

  • Is there a way out of the 2019 federal pay freeze?

    A package of bills from House Democrats would reopen government, provide full-year funding for most federal agencies and give civilian employees a pay raise in 2019.

  • Is there a pay raise in your future?

    Federal Managers Association President Renee Johnson and FMA Government and Public Affairs Director Greg Stanford join host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to discuss what their organization is doing to help secure a 1.9 percent pay raise for white collar feds. September 26, 2018

  • Pay raise: What are the odds?

    With 43 days until the midterm elections and five days from the fiscal new year, a 1.9 percent pay raise for white collar feds is looking good.

  • Trump’s planned pay freeze earns criticism from at least 1 House Republican

    At one least House Republican is appealing to President Donald Trump to rescind his proposed pay freeze for federal employees next year.