Archive for November, 2011
The Senate is currently debating a possible payroll tax cut extension, and one plan being discussed includes an additional three year pay freeze on the federal workforce.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently ruled the U.S. Postal Service was justified in demoting a supervisor to a non-managerial position after he consistently made inappropriate comments and, at one point, dropped his pants at work.
Will federal employees get extra time off (with pay) during the holiday season? With a multi-year pay freeze in effect, some agencies may use their authority to grant more time off.
The President has extended the Labor Relations Council until 2013 via a recent executive order.
Reports have been in the news about OPM’s poor performance regarding processing annuity payments for new retirees. What is the real cause of this problem?
What is the best way to find a federal employee’s name and salary on FedsDataCenter.com? Here are tips and examples on how to search quickly and efficiently.
How much does the federal employee make who is sitting next to you at work? Which states have the most federal employees? Which states have the lowest average salary and which ones have the highest? Now you can find out quickly and easily.
The author suggests than any Federal manager or labor relations practitioner in need of a good laugh should read OPM’s recent report on union official time use in the government. He asks whether an Agency should issue a report which is so obviously wrong just to meet report issuing requirements in some annual strategic plan goal.