Tag: Proposed Legislation

Want a $10,000 Bonus? Bill That Would Reward Feds Advances in the Senate

Filed in Headlines, News by on May 27, 2016 Comments

A bill that would pay bonuses to federal workers who identify unneeded or surplus funds in their agencies has taken another step towards becoming law.

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Bill Aims to Combat Identity Theft of Social Security Numbers

Filed in Headlines, News by on May 27, 2016 Comments

Recently introduced legislation would require the Social Security Administration to remove Social Security numbers from mailed documents when they are deemed unnecessary.

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Legislation Introduced to Help Reduce TSA Security Line Wait Times

Filed in Headlines, News by on May 26, 2016 Comments

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.

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Legislation Would Bring Enhanced Retirement Benefits to Nearly 30k Federal Employees

Filed in News by on May 20, 2016 Comments

Two Senators have introduced legislation that would provide enhanced retirement benefits to nearly 30,000 federal employees in law enforcement.

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Congressman Wants to Take Away Federal Employees’ Free Yoga Classes

Filed in News by on May 16, 2016 Comments

As part of his Shrink our Spending initiative, Congressman Matt Salmon (R-AZ) is introducing legislation that would take away grants for free yoga classes for federal employees.

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Senator Wants Veterans to Stop Sharing Their Meals with Cockroaches

Filed in News by on May 15, 2016 Comments

Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) is introducing legislation to clamp down on VA food safety inspections after a whistleblower report highlighted unsanitary conditions at a kitchen facility in a Chicago area VA hospital.

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Legislation Introduced to Limit Administrative Leave for Federal Employees Accused of Misconduct

Filed in News by on April 24, 2016 Comments

One Congressman wants to put an end to what he calls the “frivolous use” of paid administrative leave for federal employees accused of misconduct.

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Bill to Require OPM to Report Annually on Official Time Moves Ahead

Filed in News by on April 14, 2016 Comments

A bill to require OPM to provide annual information on the amount of official time used by federal employees engaging in union activity has been sent to the House for consideration.

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