The Federal Salary Council has proposed adding San Antonio and Birmingham to the list of locality pay areas for 2018.
The average rate increase for 2017 under the health insurance plan for federal employees (FEHB) will be 6.2% in 2017.
AFGE Officer Lies Under Oath to Chief FLRA ALJ While AFGE Locals Continue Corruption Crimes at Higher Rates Than Ever
The author looks at a history of court cases involving AFGE and says that they indicate the union has more corruption indictments and convictions than ever before.
The Commission on Care has issued a report on how to improve medical care for veterans. A federal employee union disagrees with the report. Here is why.
Legislation has been introduced ahead of the busy summer travel season to direct the TSA to reassign its employees’ duties to help alleviate the growing security lines that have been plaguing airports around the country.
Federal unions showed the largest growth rate in membership since 2008 according to recent BLS data. The author points out, however, that federal unions have been under attack from various laws and court cases which he says presents a long term challenge for unions going forward.
It was announced earlier this month that legislation would be introduced to give federal employees a 5.3% pay increase in 2017. That bill has now officially been introduced in the House.
FedSmith.com users said in a recent poll that federal workers deserve a 5.3% pay raise in 2017.