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IRS hits $80 billion jackpot, now embarks on hiring surge to rebuild workforce

The IRS is getting its shot to rebuild its workforce and bring its IT into the 21st century, after more than a decade of belt-tightening.

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The federal pay gap is shrinking, but advocacy groups are calling for more

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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., is interviewed about the Relay, an electric autonomous vehicle, in Fairfax, Va., Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. The future of transportation arrived in northern Virginia, looking like a big blue toaster on wheels that can seat six and drive itself through the region’s notorious traffic.  State and local officials debuted the Relay system Thursday, an all-electric, autonomous vehicle that will provide free shuttle rides back and forth from the Dunn Loring Metrorail stop to the bustling Mosaic District in Fairfax County, Va.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

House legislators push 5.1% pay raise for all feds

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Hard to tell how much impact EO will have on federal pay equity

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Ron, Sanders, professor at the University of South Florida.

This experienced federal executive says tension with employee unions is a good thing

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NAPA report details path forward for OPM, but advocates worry it’ll be easily forgotten

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What may survive from Trump’s workforce agenda, with many of the signature policies gone

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(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at HoverTech International, Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, in Allentown, Pa. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Salary Council appointee resigns, calls Schedule F executive order a ‘red line’

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Federal locality pay: Broken or underfunded?

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Online interviews, virtual oaths of office are some of the ways agencies are evolving hiring

GSA, DHS and other agencies are trying to address new challenges of hiring and onboarding employees during the pandemic emergency, and these changes are…

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No new recommendations for additional locality pay areas, at least not yet

The Federal Salary Council is still debating a series of controversial changes to the methodology currently used to set federal employee locality pay.

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Salary Council members make official case for comprehensive federal pay changes

Three members of the Federal Salary Council have made their official recommendations to the President’s pay agent suggesting how to improve the way government evaluates and compensates federal employees.

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