Popular Topics: Mandatory Leave, Death Benefits and Retirement

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  • Mandatory Unpaid Leave for Federal Employees in 2011

    A bill has been introduced that would allegedly cut $5.5 billion from
    the federal budget by requiring two weeks of mandatory unpaid leave for
    federal employees. The bill is also designed to ensure “that federal
    workers are not sheltered from the realities of life in today’s
    economy.”

  • Federal Employee Death Benefits: The Daughter is Not Her Mother’s Spouse
    Here’s a rather bizarre case revolving around who should be paid death
    benefits for a federal employee whose husband was found in a civil court
    case to have been responsible for her death.
  • HR 6134: Mandatory Unpaid Leave for Federal Employees
    The purpose of HR 6134 is: “To provide for a 10 percent reduction in pay
    for Members of Congress, to make Federal civilian employees subject to a
    period of mandatory unpaid leave, and to reduce appropriations for
    salaries and expenses for offices of the legislative branch, during
    fiscal year 2011, and for other purposes.”

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