Some lawmakers are pressing to protect federal employee credit and borrowing capacity in the event of a government shutdown.
Department of Veterans Affairs management held a meeting on Dec. 3 with union counterparts—a meeting that in short order has led to the union filing a grievance.
A third continuing resolution could be in the cards as lawmakers wrangle over funding levels.
Federal employees across the government are finally lined up to gain a long-awaited benefit: decent paid parental leave.
With a White House effectively pushing to reduce federal employees’ right to proper contracts and union protections, many in Congress are pushing in the opposite direction.
The Data Science Training Pilot gives agencies a chance to see the benefits of data science projects while reskilling employees.
Congress, the White House and federal employment groups are at odds over pay increases for civilian federal employees.
Many federal employees who have young children and/or dependent adults incur child and adult care expenses to care for these children and/or adults while these employees and their spouses work. Child and adult care expenses can be expensive, and one of the tax preferential ways to pay for these expenses is through a dependent care flexible spending account (DC FSA), which this column discusses.
Big changes are in store for the federal temporary and seasonal workforce—changes that would permit workers in these categories to remain in provisional federal employment for much longer periods.
An important decision that employees have to make during the 2019 Federal benefits “open season” is whether they want to enroll - or to reenroll - in a health care flexible spending account (HCFSA) for the 2020 plan year. This newsletter discusses how participation in an HCFSA can reduce an employee’s out-of-pocket medical, dental and vision expenses.
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