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Feds’ pay lags 22.5% behind private sector, the Federal Salary Council reports

New council recommendations would adjust several pay locality areas, but must get approval from the president’s pay agent before implementation.

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Senate Dems introduce bill to prevent Schedule F from resurfacing

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OPM, NTEU offer recommendations to improve relationships between agencies, unions

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House committee pushes forward on encouraging federal telework expansion

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FILE - This April 13, 2014, file photo shows the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) headquarters building in Washington. On Friday, Feb. 4, 2022, The Associated Press reported on stories circulating online incorrectly claiming The IRS will issue a fourth round of stimulus checks to Americans in February 2022. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

IRS makes rare call to set higher gas reimbursement rate for rest of 2022

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Employees at two headquarters offices vote to unionize

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NTEU calls for clearer FLRA guidelines to increase federal-labor efficiency

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IRS brings teleworking staff back to office in phased reentry starting in May

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(AP Photo/Jenny Kane)This Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021, photo shows a Social Security card in Tigard, Ore.  Millions of retirees on Social Security will get a 5.9% boost in benefits for 2022. The biggest cost-of-living adjustment in 39 years follows a burst in inflation as the economy struggles to shake off the drag of the coronavirus pandemic.  (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)

SSA hires retired staff to manage crowds at field offices as in-person service ramps up

SSA leadership anticipates higher than normal wait times for customers seeking assistance for at least the first month of the agency opening its doors…

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Biden calls for ‘vast majority’ of federal employees to return to office as COVID-19 conditions improve

President Joe Biden is calling for more federal employees to return to the office, saying “significant progress” made fighting the COVID-19 pandemic…

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IRS creates ‘surge team’ to address backlog, scraps plan to close tax processing center

The IRS, already dealing with a significant backlog of tax returns and taxpayer correspondence, is scrapping plans to consolidate the number of facilities that process its paper workload.

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