A bipartisan piece of legislation has been introduced that would ban all federal employees from flying first-class or business-class while traveling for work.
For the moment, a bill calling for the three-plus percent rise is advancing in the House—but whether or not this proposal will become the law of the land is not certain. Yet, this year’s annual debate over the federal pay raise comes in a long-term trend—as unions and other advocates of federal employees point out—of low- to no- pay raises over the years. Academic observers, human resource experts and employee unions have argued that over time, the trend has been unfair and on a practical level degrades the quality of our public-sector workforce.
Customs and Border Protection's email migration project is an example of emerging tech's practical payoffs.
Despite the Office of Personnel Management’s efforts to encourage telework for federal employees affected by an upcoming project on the Washington, D.C. Metrorail system, some agencies have been reluctant to grant such flexibility.
The House Appropriations committee voted up a bill that includes funds to modernize IRS systems and security and restore critical hiring and pay authorities last available in 2013.
A recently introduced House bill will give public servants more options for student loan forgiveness, including discounts.
House Appropriators want the Office of Personnel Management to improve on its core duties including retirement processing without support from a planned merger with the General Services Administration.
Democrats on the Government Operations subcommittee of the Committee on Oversight and Reform hammered FLRA Chairwoman Colleen Duffy Kiko for her decision to stop recognizing the Union of Authorities Employees last December.
The National Treasury Employees Union has gotten behind an appropriations bill measure to surge hiring at Customs and Border Protection.
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