Nearly 12,000 more federal employees retired in 2018 than the previous year. It may not be a “tsunami,” but the federal community has said it could be the start of a retirement wave.
House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings, along with Reps. Gerry Connolly and Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.), want to know why there have been so many challenges in issuing full and correct back pay to federal employees after the recent government shutdown.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Federal Labor Relations Authority, the agency in charge of union relationships, no longer has one with it’s own employees union.
The Technology Modernization Fund Board chose GSA’s NewPay shared services proposal to receive the third loan from the IT modernization account.
In today’s Federal Newscast, NASA announces it will be running a test flight of a crewed commercial space craft some time in July.
Acting OPM Director Margaret Weichert named Clare Martorana and David Nesting as the agency’s new chief information officer and deputy CIO, respectively.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board issues a new interim rule allowing participants in the Thrift Savings Plan to take a loan while in non-pay status.
In today’s Federal Newscast, there are many Democrats in Congress worried about VA’s new regulations expanding veterans’ access to private care.
The Office of Personnel Management has new guidance for federal employees after the longest government shutdown in history has ended.
Some agencies and payroll providers have also indicated when they’ll begin to send out paychecks to federal employees with the longest government shutdown in U.S. history officially over.