Transportation security officers are among the lowest paid federal employees in government. The debate over how to raise their pay shows just how difficult reform efforts in other parts of government might be.
Every government employee gets a step-pay increase whether they deserve it or not. Supervisors say too many people aren't suited to their jobs or even unwilling to do them.
The Biden administration is expected to propose a 2.7% federal pay raise for civilian employees in 2022, well above the 1% bump workers received this year.
In today's Federal Newscast, Hawaii Senator Brian Schatz is making another push to give federal employees a raise next year.
A bicameral pair of Democrats have reintroduced legislation to provide civilian employees with a federal pay raise in 2022.
A pandemic, economic downturn and months of skepticism didn't change the plans the president issued last February, when he informed Congress of his intention to give most civilian employees a 1% federal pay raise in 2021.
In an extraordinary New Year’s Day session, the Republican-controlled Senate easily turned aside the veto, dismissing Trump’s objections to the $740 billion bill and handing him a stinging rebuke just weeks before his term ends.
President Donald Trump formalized a 1% across-the-board federal pay raise for civilian employees in 2021 via an executive order, which he signed Thursday night with hours to spare before the start of the new year.
In today's Federal Newscast: Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.) wants to know when and how Federal Employees will get vaccinated. The reenlisted rate in one branch of the military is sky high. And the COVID-19 relief checks are in the mail and being deposited directly.
A whole swath of professions will lose special pay if Congress can't override the NDAA veto.
The disappointments associated with federal workers' lower pay raises this year pale in comparison to the challenges that many in the private sector are wrestling with.
In today's Federal Newscast, House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) wants to make sure President Trump doesn't dispose of any vital presidential records on his way out the door.
A provision in the 2021 omnibus spending package gives federal employees a full 12 months to repay the payroll taxes that have been deferred from their paychecks this fall. The spending package also silently endorses the president's original plan to give civilian employees a 1% federal pay raise next year.
Federal employees were in the spotlight for much of the Trump administration. The drama was stressful at times, but perhaps it shed more light on what federal employees do and where they work.