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2020 already? Lawmakers propose 3.6 percent federal pay raise

Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) and Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) have reintroduced the Federal Adjustment of Income Rates (FAIR) Act, which give federal employees…

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Susan Prendergast, reference supervisor at the Eudora Welty Library, in Jackson, Miss., adds additional federal tax filing information booklets on a shelf. The U.S. Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, issued an online calculator for figuring whether money is being set aside, to avoid facing a huge tax bill for 2018.

Tax act having unintended consequences for feds who relocate for work

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100 House Democrats voice opposition to Trump’s proposed federal retirement cuts

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Ret. Gen. Michael Hayden: What are the cyber attackers really after?

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Alan Lopatin: Data breach victims need more protection

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Families wait for final rule granting flags for feds killed in line of duty

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Janet Kopenhaver, Federally Employed Women

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Janet Kopenhaver, Federally Employed Women

The Federal-Postal Coalition is launching a campaign to attract new federal employees that are still in elementary school. Janet Kopenhaver, the Washington…

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Fed groups: Pay and benefits should be off the table in budget talks

A coalition of more than two dozen federal-employee unions and advocacy groups is calling on budget negotiators to come up with a way to undo the across-the-board…

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In deficit talks, fed groups fear alternatives could cut benefits

Many in government are worried about the threat of sequestration, the across-the-board budget cuts set to take effect in January unless Congress and the White come up with an alternative deficit-cutting plan. But federal employee groups and sympathetic lawmakers are also concerned about such alternatives — if they contain changes to federal employee pay or compensation. Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and a slate of federal-employee unions and groups are warning of such proposals in the deficit talks…

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