The Senate included a 1.9 percent federal pay raise in a series of four appropriations bills, which it passed Wednesday. The Senate proposal differs from both the House version and the White House’s recommendation.
Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-Va.) again introduced a bill that would provide a federal paid parental leave program for employees. This time, the legislation would authorize up to 12 weeks of leave instead of six.
Guest columnist Tom Trabucco reflects on his 46-year federal career and the cast of characters he met along the way, as well as how he views the current set of civil service reform proposals.
The Trump administration wants to make the federal retirement plan more costly to workers and less valuable to retirees. But officials could probably “drain the swamp” of thousands of bureaucrats if they made the changes effective later rather than sooner.
In today’s Federal Newscast, bipartisan legislation in the Senate would shorten the deadline for the Defense department to pay defense contractors who work with small businesses.
Federal News Radio explains each of OPM’s proposed changes to the federal retirement system and details their outlook in Congress.
The Office of Personnel Management detailed several significant proposals that would impact the current federal employee retirement system.
How would proposed changes to your federal pension plan affect you? Find out when NARFE’s Jessica Klement and Jill Talley join host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. April 11, 2018
What does the Senior Executives Association think about President Donald Trump’s plans to reform the civil service system? Find out when SEA President Bill Valdez joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. April 4, 2018
When it comes to the safest investment option in their 401(k) plan, federal employees and retirees are split down the middle.