Beyond the usual slew of appropriations bills and confirmation votes awaiting Congress when it returns to Capitol Hill next month, here are a few other standalone bills worth tracking that could impact federal employees.
With two critical months to go in the cost of living adjustment countdown, federal, military and Social Security retirees are in line for an inflation catch-up.
The Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) has been at the top of the legislative hit list for groups representing federal and public retirees for decades.
Benefits expert Tammy Flanagan joins Your Turn today to answer questions about Social Security and retirement applicable to both federal and private sector workers.
The House-passed 2020 defense authorization bill includes paid family leave for federal employees, as well as another legislative attempt to block the Trump administration’s proposed OPM-GSA merger.
Many federal and postal workers live and work in high tax states, so many retire to low-or no-tax states to get more from their annuities.
A 3.1% federal pay raise is another step closer to reality, as the House passed the financial services and general appropriations bill with a 224-196 vote Wednesday afternoon. The bill would also throw up several roadblocks to the Trump administration’s proposed merger of the Office of Personnel Management with the General Services Administration.
A 3.1% federal pay raise in 2020 is another step closer to reality, as appropriators on Tuesday advanced the proposal to the full House for a vote.
The slight upward creep in living costs in the first four months of this year points to a modest January 2020 cost-of-living adjustment.
The Trump administration will face tough questions Tuesday as the House Oversight and Reform Government Operations Subcommittee reviews the proposed merger of the Office of Personnel with the General Services Administration.