In today’s Federal Newscast, the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act mandates all three branches have an assistant secretary for installations, energy, and environment.
Capped pay rates went up in 2020, but salary compression is real for an ever-expanding group of federal employees within certain locality pay areas.
For much of the federal workforce in 2019, what employees thought they knew about their pay, benefits, workplace flexibilities and even the location of their offices in some cases, were in flux.
The president’s pay agent, a group composed of the Labor secretary and directors of the Office of Personnel Management and Office of Management and Budget, say the methodology behind federal locality pay doesn’t make sense — and hasn’t made sense since its creation.
The executive order implements 3.1% military pay raise on Jan. 1. Civilian employees will see similar increases in their first 2020 paycheck.
With little time to spare before the deadline, President Donald Trump signed two shutdown-averting spending bills into law and a 3.1% federal pay raise. He also signed the annual defense authorization bill, which includes a new paid parental leave program for most federal employees.
White collar federal civil servants are on track to get a 3.1% pay raise next year — the largest in a decade for 1.2 million civil servants.
The Senate has sent two minibus spending bills to the president’s desk for his signature. President Donald Trump must sign both by Friday to avoid a second government shutdown in 2019.
Timing federal retirement right allows you to carry over the maximum amount of annual leave, and in 2020 be paid for most if not all of it at the new higher 3.1% pay raise.
The House has sent “minibus” spending bills, which include a 3.1% federal pay raise, to the Senate for its consideration. Congress must pass and the president must sign both bills into law by Friday to avoid a second government shutdown this year.