The President’s Pay Agent in its annual report on federal employee salaries and compensation, said it has “major methodological concerns” with how the Federal Salary Council calculates the pay disparity between federal employees and the private sector workers.
A senior administration official has confirmed that the Trump administration’s fiscal year 2020 budget request would establish a new retirement program for some federal workers that would bring federal benefits more aligned with the private sector, which often does not offer pensions to employees.
Federal employees are now in their third pay period since the end of partial government shutdown, yet more than 1,000 Transportation Security Administration workers still have not received their full back pay, and a group of democratic lawmakers want answers.
Jeffrey Wenger, a labor economist and senior policy researcher with RAND—and an expert on non-wage benefits—discusses the potential perk of paid family leave feds.
The House Appropriations Committee is continuing its investigation into the Trump administration’s decision to end efforts to move the FBI headquarters out of Washington, D.C., and into to the suburbs.
The Department of Defense has approved a new policy that will bar transgender troops and military recruits from transitioning to another sex.
The White House renewed pushes to cut federal retirement benefits and pay, move away from the general schedule and transfer workforce functions away from the government's central personnel agency.
Much of the legislative wish list for one of the federal government's largest unions consists of fighting against workforce changes proposed in the first two years of the Trump administration.
A bill introduced by a Florida lawmaker would revoke the security clearance of any White House employee who received the clearance under false pretenses.
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