Tag: Current Events
The Office of Personnel Management has released the full results from the 2015 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey. Responses indicate that federal employees are increasingly satisfied with their pay.
The National Active and Retired Federal Employee Association (NARFE) has started a web page devoted to opposing the projected 52% increase in Medicare Part B premiums.
The Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. The author describes how this agency operates and also a recent discrimination case it oversaw against a federal contractor.
The author says that in addition to burning the government’s borrowed money, a shutdown will harm businesses large and small, take money out of the pockets of working men and women, reduce tax revenues, disrupt communities, and generally make a mess.
Health insurance premiums for 2016 may go up about 7% for 2016. But, for those in new self plus one option, costs may decrease about 6% according to a government estimate.
Federal employee unions have become a target in the presidential campaign, and one candidate is proposing to eliminate the ability of federal employees to join unions. Here is a summary of the proposals and how much federal employee unions have contributed to politicians.