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Another attempt to determine if federal employees are underpaid

Do federal employees make more or less than people with similar jobs in the private sector? It’s a question often asked, often answered, and never settled.

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Congress again ponders updating Social Security policy for non-eligible federal retirees

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Federal employee groups want to know why civilians can’t get the same raise as military members this year

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As agencies face budget uncertainty, Democrats propose a 7.4% pay raise for feds

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Heading into 2024, OPM ‘fundamentally rethinking’ federal hiring

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Telework changes, hiring reforms of 2023 charting a course into the new year

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After years of delays, the TSP’s I fund will track a new index starting in 2024

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The government could still close, but your health insurance will march on

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Many federal retirees to receive 3.2% in 2024 COLA, but not everyone gets the same adjustment

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Federal employees will pay 7.7% more toward health premiums in 2024

The Office of Personnel Management announced the new health care premium rates ahead of the upcoming Open Season. FEHB participants can make changes to…

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Federal long term care insurance premiums to increase by as much as 86%, data shows

It’s the first time in seven years that the roughly 267,000 FLTCIP enrollees, who are civilian federal employees and military members, will see a premium…

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FILE - The U.S. Capitol dome in Washington, Aug. 12, 2022. The Democratic-led House passed a short-term spending bill on Friday that finances the federal government through mid-December and provides another infusion of military and economic aid to Ukraine as lawmakers acted to avert a partial government shutdown set to begin after midnight. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Warnings have begun about ramifications of government shutdown

In today’s Federal Newscast: The alarm bells are ringing almost everywhere about the negative impacts of a government shutdown. The Labor Department’s spending on new technology has skyrocketed in recent years. And the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is leaning into efforts to secure widely used software code.

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