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Trump announces 2020 raise in fed, locality pay

President Trump has announced that he will reverse the planned pay freeze for federal employees, and instead will implement a 2.6 percent governmentwide pay increase.

Senator’s ‘Stop Improper Federal Bonuses Act’ bill advances

A Senate oversight committee has advanced a bill that would prohibit federal agencies from giving bonuses to employees who have committed major infractions under an agency’s code of conduct.

Some agencies, workers still feeling effects of shutdown

Six months after the end of the federal government's longest partial shutdown, some federal employees, agencies and government contractors are still feeling its effects.

Federal Salary Council divided on need for change

Trump appointees to the Federal Salary Council are pushing for more comprehensive changes to the government compensation plans.

Feds win standing to sue over OPM breach

The U.S. Court of Appeals has ruled that federal employees can sue the government for compensation for data breaches due to the government's failure to take adequate preventative measures.

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House bill includes pay raise

The Financial Services and General Government appropriation, which includes a pay raise for civilian feds, passed its subcommittee and will be voted on by the full committee.

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Newly introduced legislation would make feds’ bonuses, pensions public

A Georgia congressman has introduced legislation that aims to make federal employees’ bonuses and pensions transparent.

Report: Low pay, morale affecting TSA workforce

A House committee on Tuesday urged the Transportation Security Administration to make the agency a “better place to work,” as a recent report has concluded that low pay and morale on the frontline is affecting U.S. security.

Many feds will see pay raise in next paycheck

Federal employees have been waiting months to see a boost in their paycheck since the 2019 pay raise was approved by Congress, now some feds are being told it will come as early as this week.

Feds, unions: Push is on for FY 2020 raise and paid leave

This spring, feds and their unions continue to chug along lobbying for long-gestating proposals for a small pay raise and common-sense bills that offer modest expansions in other areas of federal compensation, such as paid leave time.

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