A day after President Obama announced a 0.5 percent increase in pay for federal civilian employees, the nation’s largest federal employee union released a statement commending the move.
This week, FEND's Nathan Abse interviews Stephen Fuller, professor of public policy at the George Mason University Schar School of Policy and Government and Robert Denhardt, director of leadership programs and professor of public administration at the University of Southern California about the potential impacts of hard words and further cuts on the federal workplace.
Federal employee organizations continued to extend cautious congratulations to the president-elect, while promising to continue to defend the rights of employees.
Federal employee groups began to reach out to lay the groundwork for working with the new administration in the wake of the presidential election.
The American Postal Workers Union told members that a retroactive pay increase resulting from its new contract will be paid to employees Nov. 18.
The National Treasury Employees Union asked a federal court to reject a motion to dismiss its lawsuit seeking relief from the Office of Personnel Management for the cyber breach that exposed federal employees’ personal information.
As retired and disabled federal employees absorbed the disappointing news about next year’s cost-of-living increase, critics took aim at every aspect of the increase—from its meager size to its effect on Medicare beneficiaries to the method used to calculate it.
The Social Security Administration on Tuesday announced a meager 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017.
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association last week published its biennial voting scorecard for members of the 114th Congress.
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association has released its biennial voting scorecard for the lawmakers of the 114th Congress.