The General Services Administration has increased the per diem rates for fiscal year 2018, which will go into effect Oct. 1.
The Office of Personnel Management is asking agencies to review the special higher rates of pay they use to ensure sufficient recruitment and retention of certain General Schedule employees in specific occupations, grades and locations.
The Senate this week has passed a bill aimed at boosting employment and funding health care at Veterans Affairs.
A group of Republicans has written a letter to House leadership expressing concern over proposed cuts to federal employee retirement programs.
The White House on July 12 issued a statement that lists all of the objections the administration has to provisions in the fiscal 2018 defense spending bill, including the prohibition on conducting additional base realignment and closures.
The version of a House subcommittee 2018 appropriations bill does not include language contesting a 1.9 percent pay raise proposed by the Trump Administration earlier this year.
The security clearance workforce has seen very little change in salary over the last three years, according to a compensation survey by Clearancejobs.com.
A group of nine Republicans has written a letter to House leadership announcing that they will not support cuts to the government’s retirement system that are included in the fiscal year 2018 budget proposal.
Banking on having an ally under the new administration, two lawmakers have reintroduced legislation that would give paid parental leave to federal employees.
A Virginia lawmaker has introduced legislation that would give feds a 3.2 percent pay raise in 2018, compared with the 2.1 percent raise for 2017.