In today's Federal Newscast, the EPA has teamed up with the New York and Los Angeles mass transit systems to learn more about how to disinfect them.
The latest budget proposal from the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government made no mention of a federal pay raise in 2021. In their silence, House appropriators are essentially deferring to the president's proposed 1% pay raise for federal employees next year.
The president is already planning for a 1% federal pay raise for civilian employees for 2021, but Congress may -- if it has time -- pass its own proposal before the year ends. A House appropriations markup on Wednesday may give federal employees a glimpse at what's to come.
Given the impact of the pandemic on the economy, and on prices, it is unlikely that retirees who get cost of living adjustments most years will be getting a COLA in January 2021.
The Democratic presidential primaries are great drama this year and the coronavirus scare is super important. That said, until a lot more is known, life goes on.
Bob Tobias, a professor at American University, says next-year's budget proposal from the White House is enough to make some feds say, "Stop the world, I want to get off."
The American Federation of Government Employees said it faces a series of familiar challenges again this year, despite the addition of new paid parental leave benefits and a federal pay raise victory.
The likely amount is now a 3.5% bump up in January 2021, but anything could happen.
President Donald Trump has officially announced his intention to Congress to give civilian employees a 1% federal pay raise in 2021. His submission of an "alternative pay plan" comes months before the typical August deadline.
President Donald Trump's proposed 1% across-the-board federal pay raise is an attempt to meet Congress "halfway" on the topic, as the administration also recommended more agency funding on employee performance rewards and bonuses.
After decades of watching as their annual pay raises shrink, including three consecutive pay freezes, white collar feds may have a reason to be hopeful.
In today's Federal Newscast, the House Homeland Security Committee passed the Rights for Transportation Security Officers Act. The bill would move screeners at the Transportation Security Administration under the General Schedule, a move that would likely mean a pay raise.
In today's Federal Newscast, search space-force on USAJobs.gov, and you'll come up with 39 jobs, and not clerks or mail room staff, either.
A bicameral pair of lawmakers have reintroduced legislation for the sixth consecutive year now, which would ensure employees get a federal pay raise in 2021.