Eight states have been warned by the Trump Administration about the legalities of providing furloughed federal employees unemployment benefits during the shutdown.
Members of the House and Senate working to hash out a compromise on much-discussed “minibus” spending bills to keep the federal government going are making progress, according to a recent report.
A major federal employee union has renewed its demand that members and other feds get the pay raise they deserve.
Eight House Democrats who represent the D.C.-metro area have penned a letter to congressional leaders asking them to give federal employees a raise for 2019, despite the president’s call for a pay freeze.
Federal employees will not be getting their expected pay raise next year; President Trump scrapped the plan, calling it “inappropriate.”
Last year, during one of the most challenging disaster response periods in the Federal Emergency Management Agency history, the agency overpaid some of its temporary emergency response workers.
In a statement of its positions on a Senate spending bill that includes a 1.9 percent pay raise for federal civilian employees next year, the Office of Management and Budget said it was “concerned."
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are expressing concern about reports that OPM data hacked by China a few years ago have resurfaced as part of a white-collar crime.
The Senate Appropriations Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee on June 19 approved a 1.9 percent pay raise for federal employees in fiscal year 2019.
The Office of Personnel Management has released the salary data of federal employees, commonly requested information that is broken down by geographic location, occupation and race.