Pay & Benefits

Maryland Passes Shutdown Assistance Law for Federal Employees

on March 26, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
A bill just signed into law in Maryland would provide temporary assistance through the state during future shutdowns to excepted federal employees who have to work without pay in a partial government shutdown.

Continue Reading »

How Federal Employees Can Avoid Overpaying for Life Insurance

By on March 26, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
How Federal Employees Can Avoid Overpaying for Life Insurance

How can you avoid overpaying for life insurance as a federal employee?

Continue Reading »

Senators Don’t Want Veterans to Pay for VA’s Benefits Errors

By on March 25, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Senators Don’t Want Veterans to Pay for VA’s Benefits Errors

Legislation has been reintroduced that would shield veterans from having to pay back benefits they received as a result of the VA’s errors.

Continue Reading »

What Impact Did the Shutdown Have on ‘Use or Lose’ Annual Leave Donations?

By on March 22, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
What Impact Did the Shutdown Have on ‘Use or Lose’ Annual Leave Donations?

OPM has issued guidance on how “use or lose” annual leave donations will be handled as a result of the recent shutdown.

Continue Reading »

Legislation Reintroduced to Provide Tax Break to Some Federal Employees

By on March 21, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Reintroduced to Provide Tax Break to Some Federal Employees

Another effort is being made to provide a tax break to some federal employees who are reimbursed by the government for their relocation costs.

Continue Reading »

2019 Retroactive Pay Raise is Almost Here

By on March 20, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
2019 Retroactive Pay Raise is Almost Here

What is taking the pay raise so long to arrive? OPM’s director provides an explanation.

Continue Reading »

Report on Government Waste Targets Step Increases, SRS

By on March 20, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

A report that targets wasteful government spending includes some pay and benefits for federal workers among its examples.

Continue Reading »

New Pay Systems Proposed for Some Federal Jobs

By on March 19, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
New Pay Systems Proposed for Some Federal Jobs

The President’s Management Agenda calls for action to establish special occupational pay systems for some federal jobs.

Continue Reading »

Details Revealed on Proposed Benefits Cuts

By on March 18, 2019 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Details Revealed on Proposed Benefits Cuts

More details have been revealed about the suggested cuts to federal employees’ benefits along with the rationale for the proposals.

Continue Reading »

Benefits Cuts from 2020 Budget Mirror Past Proposals

By on March 16, 2019 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Benefits Cuts from 2020 Budget Mirror Past Proposals

Recent proposed cuts to federal employees’ benefits appear to be the same as ones from past budget proposals. Here is a recap.

Continue Reading »

Top