Congressman Dennis Ross (R-FL) recently announced that he will hold a hearing to explore options for reforming the entire federal pension system to bring it more in line with the private sector.
GSA’s annual review of mileage reimbursement rates for personal vehicles has concluded that the rate will remain unchanged at $0.51 per mile.
The battle over federal employee salaries and benefits is ongoing with different twists and turns. With the huge budget deficits facing this country and those in Europe, we can expect the debate to continue.
The debate over a pay raise for federal employees in 2013 is well underway. Pay parity with the military is a tactic proponents will often use to vie for a larger pay increase for federal employees.
The Office of Personnel Management recently released a memo that officially removes the Department of Defense and Office of Personnel Management regulations concerning the National Security Personnel System (NSPS).
The White House intends to propose a 0.5% pay increase for civilian federal employees in 2013.
OPM Director John Berry and OMB Deputy Director for Management and Chief Performance Officer Jeffrey Zients recently announced a new performance appraisal system for members of the Senior Executive Service.
The Partnership for Public Service announced today that nominations are open for the 2012 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America medals. Nominations may be submitted through January 18, 2012.
Current federal employees get ten official holidays in 2012 as defined by OPM.
According to a recent study done by the Employee Benefit Research Institute, the recent recession has left older Americans in the workforce expecting to work longer or even to never retire.