There’s little effect on the public so far, but that will change the longer this partial government shutdown goes on.
The Office of Personnel Management has updated guidance on what federal employees impacted by a potential partial government shutdown should expect over the coming holidays.
In today’s Federal Newscast, while some members of Congress are trying to make sure federal employees can get paid during a potential shutdown, don’t expect every member to feel sorry for them.
The Navy tells the Senate Armed Services Committee that a change in funding could hurt its trajectory on readiness.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Senate Democrats said more than 300,000 federal employees will be furloughed if Congress can’t come to a deal on seven remaining appropriation bills.
Congress is considering whether to give feds a 1.9 percent pay raise in January. And the president has yet to decide or at least announce his decision whether to give nonemergency federal workers a bonus holiday on Christmas Eve.
A leading Republican on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has expressed interest in taking a closer look at spending that’s on “autopilot,” and not ordinarily part of the annual congressional appropriations process.
Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, shared potential obstacles for government contractors on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
In today’s Federal Newscast, officials with the Defense Department’s Office of Inspector General said they’ve had much more success with a new alternative dispute resolution process.
Federal employees who are typically scheduled for an eight-hour day on Wednesday, Dec. 5 will be excused from work and will get paid for the time off, according to new OPM guidance.