The House has postponed a vote on a bill to extend the federal pay freeze through the rest of 2013. In its place, the House is set to vote on a measure withholding congressional pay unless lawmakers pass a budget — part of a broader deal to extend the debt limit.
Greg Stanford, director of government affairs for the Federal Managers Association, joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to talk about the potential for pay and hiring freezes under a Trump administration.
J. David Cox, national president of AFGE, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access to discuss federal workers will be affected by pay and hiring freezes imposed by President Donald Trump. February 3, 2017
Federal News Radio reporter Nicole Ogrysko joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to discuss the federal hiring freeze, possible changes in the FEHBP program, and the slight downturn in the number of retirements. January 8, 2017
A new report from Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Ranking Member Claire McCaskill cites a pre-decisional budget “passback” document, which indicates the Office of Management and Budget’s plans to freeze pay for civilian employees in 2019.
How would President Donald Trump’s proposed 2019 budget affect federal workers? Find out when Tony Reardon, national president of the National Treasury Employees Union, joins host Derrick Dorth on this week’s Fed Access. February 26, 2018
January 2019 prospects are not nearly so good for feds who are still on the job. White collar, nonpostal civil servants face the prospect of a pay freeze.
The House-passed version of the defense authorization act does not include the Trump administration’s proposed changes to federal retirement.
The Senate included a 1.9 percent federal pay raise in a series of four appropriations bills, which it passed Wednesday. The Senate proposal differs from both the House version and the White House’s recommendation.
The president has a deadline that’s fast-approaching. President Donald Trump must make a determination on federal pay by Aug. 31.