pay freeze

  • Is That A Belt Or A Noose?

    Most people agree that it is time for some belt-tightening, but Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says in an ideal world it is somebody else’s belt. Read, listen and maybe learn today.

  • Rumors on Steroids

    Have you heard about the federal pay freeze, about a cushy postal service buyout offer or that retirees may have to take a cut? Those are some of the false rumors making the rounds. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey gives his take about rumors-on-steriods.

  • Federal Pay Cut: What A Good Idea!

    Forget about a federal pay freeze. Why don’t we cut to the chase and simply cut federal salaries? While it may be a popular idea, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says this one requires a little more thought.

  • Pay Freeze as Union Recruiting Tool

    When the Senate voted not to freeze your salary it may have deprived federal union leaders with what Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says would have been their greatest ever recruiting tool: anger.

  • Federal Pay Freeze: A November Surprise?

    Is Congress going to make another attempt to freeze your salary? Does a bear schlep in the woods? Some experts tell Senior Correspondent Mike Causey it isn’t a question of if, but when.

  • Pay Freeze? We Need To Talk

    You can insult a man, tell a woman she’s putting on weight or remind the arresting officer that you’ve got his number and you pay his salary and maybe get away with it. But mess with a federal workers’ paycheck and Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says you’ve got a very Uncivil Servant by the tail.

  • Pay Freeze: Everybody in the Pool!

    There is serious talk that nervous politicians will make another run at legislation that would freeze federal pay next year. So how do rank-and-file feds feel about the prospect? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey finds you might be surprised.

  • Federal pay freeze proposal defeated

    The Senate has rejected an attempt to freeze federal pay and the size of the government workforce. Also included in the defeated proposal was funding for a planned State Department security training facility.

  • Lame Duck Congress Part II

    This week, Mike discusses what a lame duck Congress will mean for feds with Bill Bransford, partner, Shaw, Bransford & Roth. Topics include congressional pay cuts, furloughs for feds, and a 2011 pay freeze. September 29, 2010

  • Management tips if the furloughs hit the fan

    How federal managers can prepare for furloughs, layoffs and hiring freezes from the Partnership for Public Service’s John Palguta.