federal pay

  • Big Change In Starting Pay

    Starting a federal career could soon become an even more attractive prospect for college graduates facing a very tough, and shrinking private sector job market. The government is considering a plan that, if adopted, would…

  • NTEU slams federal pay freeze

    President Colleen Kelley sends letter to Congress.

  • Why there’s been a backlash against feds lately

    Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says he thinks he has the answer.

  • Slim, Trim, Care-Free, Tax-Free Feds

    Ever wonder why you and your colleagues are so trim, so care free and with all that disposable income. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says that studies have shown this to be true because feds don’t eat, don’t have cars or mortgages or pay taxes.

  • Heritage: General Schedule should be abandoned

    A new report suggests federal pay is burdening the American taxpayer. Study author James Sherk with the Heritage Foundation has details.

  • Independent method needed to settle pay debate

    Are taxpayers getting a good value for their money? That depends on who you ask, and there is no way to answer that question unless a third party steps in. Federal News Radio explores this ongoing issue on In Depth.

  • Federal workers becoming a flash point in midterm elections

    Last week Republicans proposed a hiring freezeof non-security federal workers. That’s just the latest GOP effort to target federal workers’ pay and hiring. So far these efforts haven’t gone far, but that could change with a GOP takeover of Congress after the mid-term elections, The Washington Post reports.

  • Polls find public negativity toward feds

    A Washington Post poll and Rasmussen Reports survey both find public negativity toward federal employees and the government.

  • Analysis: Poll shows public is angry at feds

    Ed O’Keefe, the Washington Post’s Federal Eye, joined the DorobekINSIDER to discuss the results of the Post’s poll on public perception of federal employees.

  • Your Future: Omnibus or Ominous?

    The shattered lame duck session of the 111th Congress has limped back in town with lots of homework to complete in a short time. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it includes the federal pay raise (if any), job security issues, $250 payments for retirees and a new TSP perk.