A package of bills from House Democrats would reopen government, provide full-year funding for most federal agencies and give civilian employees a pay raise in 2019.
Federal employees wondering whether they’ll see a pay raise in 2019 were in for a year-long roller coaster ride rather than a straight answer. One week before the 2019, it’s still up in the air. Here are some highlights from 2018.
The House has passed its own continuing resolution that would fund all of government through Feb. 8 and provide $5 billion toward the southern border. The CR is reportedly a tough sell in the Senate, setting up further anxiety and uncertainty ahead of Friday’s partial shutdown deadline.
The Office of Personnel Management finalized six new locality pay areas for some 71,000 federal employees in 2019.
Negotiations over a proposed 1.9 percent pay raise for civilian federal employees have stalled in Congress, even as many agencies secure full-year appropriations for the first time in decades.
I believe we should go with the idea of “first, do no harm.” That means giving employees a pay raise that is equal to, or at least close to, the military pay raise.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management says its starting this year’s combined federal campaign with more upgrades to the online donation system.
More than 40 percent of House lawmakers have gone on the record in support of a federal pay raise for civilian employees in 2019.
A coalition of House Democrats from the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia are calling on congressional leadership to change course on the president’s proposed federal pay freeze.
At one least House Republican is appealing to President Donald Trump to rescind his proposed pay freeze for federal employees next year.