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2015 OPM data hack resurfaces in financial crime

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are expressing concern about reports that OPM data hacked by China a few years ago have resurfaced as part of a white-collar crime.

Bill for fed pay raise advances in Senate

The Senate Appropriations Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee on June 19 approved a 1.9 percent pay raise for federal employees in fiscal year 2019.

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It pays to be a fed on the East Coast

The Office of Personnel Management has released the salary data of federal employees, commonly requested information that is broken down by geographic location, occupation and race.

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GSA begins plans to upgrade fed payroll system

The General Services Administration is now in the beginning stages of plans to upgrade and modernize its civilian federal employee payroll system.

Ohio lawmaker opposes Pon's retirement cuts proposal

While the Office of Personnel Management director wants to make federal employee retirement benefits more in line with the public sector, one lawmaker says the proposed changes only make the federal government a less attractive employer than the private sector.

White House presses for pay-for-performance—but expert criticizes outline of plan

This week, Nathan Abse talks to James L. Perry, a professor emeritus of public administration at the University of Indiana and recognized expert on government and civil service reform.

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CDC leader requests pay cut

Dr. Robert Redfield Jr., the Director of the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has asked for a reduction in his pay, just one week after questions were raised about why he was earning so much.

Feds in six regions to get higher locality pay in 2019

Federal employees in six metropolitan areas will likely begin receiving higher locality pay in 2019 to account for large pay gaps with non-federal employers.

Feds paid 32 percent less than private sector

A new report finds that private-sector workers are paid, on average, 32 percent more than federal employees in similar occupations.

Is the military on the hook for paying for the border wall?

President Trump has had private discussions with the Speaker of the House about his promised Southern U.S. border wall being funding with the U.S. military budget.

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