A package of bills from House Democrats would reopen government, provide full-year funding for most federal agencies and give civilian employees a pay raise in 2019.
Less than a month into his new role, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is walking back concerns that the Trump administration would once again seek to cut the agency’s budget by nearly 30 percent.
The Trump administration is also suggesting policy changes to the federal hiring process, the requirements that govern the Senior Executive Service.
Members of Congress will not use the budget resolution process to make significant changes to the federal retirement system.
President Donald Trump disbanded the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations, eliminating a formal advisory panel designed to create better relationships between agency management and labor.
Congress and the White House have a laser-focus on four major parts of the federal civil service retirement program. So which one is going to get the ax?
The President’s full 2018 budget proposal offers a 1.9 percent pay raise for civilian employees and a 2.1 percent raise to members of the military. But federal employee unions and organizations say the raise does little to undo the damage the President’s proposed cuts to federal retirement benefits will have on current employees and retirees and future government workers. The budget also details workforce reductions at some agencies.
The Federal Managers Association elected Renee Johnson, an active leader within the organization and 26-year veteran of federal employment, to lead the national advocacy group as its new president
The federal government isn’t just setting up credit monitoring services for the millions of federal workers affected by the Office of Personnel Management cyber breaches. OPM is also pursuing giving all federal employees some type of credit monitoring
On this week’s Your Turn radio show, Greg Stanford from the Federal Managers Association discusses firing senior executives and sequestration, among other topics. Andy Medici from the Federal Times joins host Mike Causey to discuss pay raises, postal reform and the IRS budget.