The White House issued its FY 2019 federal budget proposal—dubbed “An American Budget” — this week, outlining the spending and cutting priorities of the current administration.
Senior officials from the Office of Management and Budget said the White House wants to change how feds are paid and will release proposed changes on Feb. 12.
The talk from the current White House about federal employees often is about removing poor performers more easily, but the focus really should be about rewarding good performance, according to recent opinion piece.
The Office of Personnel Management has released guidance to federal agencies on how to administer back pay to federal employees.
A ranking member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee has raised a number of concerns with a budget proposal by the Office of Management and Budget for fiscal year 2019 that includes a pay freeze for all federal employees.
The short-term continuing resolution signed earlier this week includes language that provides back pay to federal employees who were furloughed during the three-day shutdown.
Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) has introduced the same legislation for the last four years, a bill that will provide federal employees a pay raise at the beginning of the new year, and his fight for 2019 is no different.
The Internal Revenue Service on Jan. 11 released the new income-tax withholding tables as part of the recently approved $1.5 trillion tax reform bill, and it shows that employees could start seeing changes in their paychecks as soon as next month.
After nearly a year of inaction, President Trump has finally announced his intent to appoint two people to the Federal Salary Council.
The Trump administration has not yet made appointments to the Federal Salary Council, leaving the job of tailoring regional salaries undone.