Susan Collins

(Colleen McGrath/The Herald-Mail via AP)A voter stands on a social distance marker outside the Washington County Election Center in Hagerstown, Md., Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, for the first day of in-person early voting. (Colleen McGrath/The Herald-Mail via AP)

2020 roundup: Most key lawmakers for feds keep congressional seats

The vast majority of congressmen and senators who hold a key committee post or have a history of advocating for federal employees have won their reelection…

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Donald Trump

Payroll tax deferral will kick in for military, civilian feds next week

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Jennifer Wexton, Brenda Lawrence, Steny Hoyer

Vacation on hold? House bill would allow feds to carry over unused annual leave

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collective bargaining

Uncertain fate lies ahead for DoD collective bargaining with Trump memo

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Despite last year’s victories, familiar challenges resurface for AFGE in 2020

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Tim Kaine, Mark Warner

Senators hope to secure back pay for contractors affected by government shutdown

In today’s Federal Newscast, a group of nearly 40 senators are urging the appropriations committee to include back pay for federal contractors impacted…

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Ben Cardin

Now in a new Congress, lawmakers reintroduce back pay legislation for feds during shutdown

Members in the House and Senate have reintroduced legislation that would guarantee back pay for excepted and furloughed federal employees during this and…

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Air Force plans to welcome back retired pilots to fill manpower shortages

The Air Force said it will encourage applications for re-instatement from retired pilots in a move to ease its growing manpower shortage.

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