Republicans in the House have introduced legislation that would extend the pay freeze on federal employees as well as increase employee retirement contributions under both CSRS and FERS.
In the debate over how to pay for the payroll tax cut extension, one group is suggesting that rather than a pay freeze, federal employees should be required by Congress to pay for their job security.
Award amounts for SES employees were generally lower in FY 2010 than in FY 2009. Recent figures from OPM show average award amounts granted by various federal agencies.
OPM recently released updated demographic data for the federal workforce. A subsection of the data released show average salaries across various ethnic groups in the federal government.
News released today about the latest payroll tax cut debates indicate that a pay freeze for federal employees to help pay for the tax cuts is not yet off of the table in the negotiations.
The Senate is currently debating a possible payroll tax cut extension, and one plan being discussed includes an additional three year pay freeze on the federal workforce.
In response to the super committee’s thus far failed attempts to cut $1.2 trillion in federal debt over ten years, the Tea Party has released its own budget plan that aims to reduce federal spending by $9.7 trillion over the next ten years.
A new report issued by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform argues that it is time to cut off Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac from their government provided support for good.
Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) has released a new report criticizing proposed cuts to the Government Accountability Office.
According to a new report released by House Congressional leaders, the Transportation Security Administration has lost its focus on air transportation security and instead has become an “enormous, inflexible and distracted bureaucracy.”