hazard pay

Heidi Burakiewicz (Photo courtesy of Rob Cannon)

Washington attorney files class action lawsuit on behalf of feds exposed to COVID-19

More plaintiffs have joined a federal class action suit seeking hazardous duty pay for federal employees exposed to COVID-19.

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Jennifer Wexton, Brenda Lawrence, Steny Hoyer

Vacation on hold? House bill would allow feds to carry over unused annual leave

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Nancy Pelosi

Congress eyes wide variety of federal workforce changes for future coronavirus relief bill

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(AP Photo/John Minchillo)A medical worker wearing a single protective glove and a face mask walks past a line of workers and visitors waiting to be tested for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, at the main entrance to the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Monday, March 23, 2020, in New York.  (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Federal employees on frontlines of coronavirus response could get premium pay bumps

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Senate Democrats propose pandemic pay bumps for frontline feds

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Should federal employees get hazard pay during the pandemic?

For more on what hazardous pay is all about and a little history, Federal Drive with Tom Temin turned to Federal Practice Group partner Ricardo J. A….

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With the U.S. Capitol building in the background, motorists drive on Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Wednesday, March 25, 2020, in Washington. Officials have urged Washington residents to stay home to contain the spread of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

AFGE sues for hazard pay for federal employees working through coronavirus pandemic

The American Federation of Government Employees and the Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman & Fitch law firm say employees working through the coronavirus pandemic…

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