From proposed pension changes to a petition for an extra day off at Christmas to the end of the pay freeze, here are the top stories on FedSmith.com in 2012.
A growing number of voices in Congress have come out against President Obama’s executive order giving Congress a 0.5% pay raise.
A new GAO report said that the financial liabilities of the retiree health benefits fund of the Postal Service are challenging its sustainability.
An executive order was issued Thursday which will make the end to the pay freeze for the federal workforce official in the spring. But federal employees aren’t the only ones who are getting a pay raise from the deal.
Federal employees will get ten paid holidays in 2013 as defined by OPM.
OPM has issued HR guidance for agencies and employees in preparation for the possibility of furloughs related to the “fiscal cliff” negotiations.
The Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2012 takes effect on December 27, 2012. Who among the federal workforce is likely to gain the most from this new law?
A group of panelists discuss what federal employees can expect if lawmakers miss the fiscal cliff deadline.
The president made the pay freeze extension on the federal workforce official this afternoon when he issued a presidential memorandum directing heads of agencies to not issue any pay increases until at least March 27, 2013.
OPM Director John Berry has issued guidance for pay and leave purposes on the extra holiday on December 24th granted to federal employees by the president.