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Union leaders, lawmakers call for expanded pay, benefits for federal workforce

The American Federation of Government Employees heightened calls to Congress to implement an 8.7% pay raise for 2024 and remove Social Security’s WEP…

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TSP board shares ‘optimistic’ timeline for resolving call center issues

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Expanding paid family leave for federal employees faces tough, heated fight

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(Colleen McGrath/The Herald-Mail via AP)A voter stands on a social distance marker outside the Washington County Election Center in Hagerstown, Md., Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, for the first day of in-person early voting. (Colleen McGrath/The Herald-Mail via AP)

2020 roundup: Most key lawmakers for feds keep congressional seats

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(AP Photo/John Raoux)A briefcase of a census taker is seen as she knocks on the door of a residence Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in Winter Park, Fla. A half-million census takers head out en mass this week to knock on the doors of households that haven't yet responded to the 2020 census. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Census experts warn ‘extreme truncation’ of 2020 count puts data quality at risk

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House Democrats call for retroactive expansion of paid parental leave to federal employees

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FILE - In this March 31, 2020, file photo the Dome of the U.S. Capitol and the Washington Monument are visible as a lone woman runs along the Reflecting Pool on the National Mall in Washington. The nation's capital, like most of the nation itself, is largely shuttered. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Congress trying to figure out operating in midst of coronavirus pandemic

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Senate looks to shore up its cyber defenses, and House leaders are weighing the options to have members cast votes away…

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Lawmakers begin the push for a 3.5% federal pay raise in 2021

A bicameral pair of lawmakers have reintroduced legislation for the sixth consecutive year now, which would ensure employees get a federal pay raise in 2021.

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FBI whistleblower still seeking appeal rights after 2016 law falls short

A 2016 law was supposed to, at last, give FBI whistleblowers the protections most other federal employees have. But three years after the bill’s passage, at least one FBI whistleblower says he’s still waiting for an opportunity to have his day in court.

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