This thin blue federal line isn’t paid according to its importance.
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.
The latest budget proposal from the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government made no mention of a federal pay raise in 2020, setting up a debate over whether civilian employees will receive a House-passed 3.1% or the president’s recommended 2.6% increase next year.
In a surprising reversal, President Donald Trump has chosen to give civilian federal employees a pay raise next year.
In today’s Federal Newscast, all signs point to federal employees’ paychecks looking a little larger by early next week.
For federal workers the good news is that Congress approved a 1.9 percent raise for them despite the fact that the president wanted to freeze pay in 2019.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management answered some lingering questions that popped up due to the recent partial government shutdown.
The typical federal worker has been through at least four shutdowns. Another may happen as soon as this month, so we asked a long-time U.S. Postal Service worker in Florida and financial coach, to dig into his memory bank.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a bill introduced by Rep. John Curtis (R-Utah) would authorize congressional payroll administrators to dock pay for members of Congress for as long as a government shutdown continues.
In today’s Federal Newscast, incoming House leadership unveiled its new rules package without the rule which lets Congress reduce the number of employees an agency can have.