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 House Appropriations Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee on Monday easily cleared its 2020 funding bill, which includes a 3.1% federal pay raise for civilian employees.
As lawmakers return to Capitol Hill to continue appropriations discussions this coming week, the Trump administration’s proposed OPM-GSA merger will be the elephant in the room.
Margaret Weichert, acting director of the Office of Personnel Management, acknowledged Tuesday the administration may need more time to carry out the proposed merger with the General Services Administration.
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.
The Office of Personnel Management will begin using the General Services Administration’s Centers of Excellence initiative in attempt to modernize OPM’s legacy IT systems — and advance pieces of the Trump administration’s proposed reorganization.