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Legislation Would Give Back Pay to Federal Contractors

By on February 4, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Give Back Pay to Federal Contractors

Recently introduced legislation would give back pay to federal contractors for the recent shutdown.

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Legislation Would Give Federal Employees 7 Additional Paid Holidays

By on February 1, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Give Federal Employees 7 Additional Paid Holidays

A bill that would give several additional paid leave days to federal employees has recently gained notoriety because of a debate sparked in the Senate this week.

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Which TSP Fund Returned More Than 11% in January?

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Which TSP Fund Returned More Than 11% in January?

What impact has the shutdown and stock market volatility had on TSP returns? See which TSP fund had its best January return since the TSP’s inception.

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2.6 Percent Raise for Federal Employees?

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2.6 Percent Raise for Federal Employees?

An overall pay raise for the federal workforce is still a possibility. Here is a summary of what is going on now.

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Will History Repeat Itself? Federal Employees Should Not Rule Out Possibility of 2019 Pay Raise

By on January 31, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Will History Repeat Itself? Federal Employees Should Not Rule Out Possibility of 2019 Pay Raise

A pay raise is still a possibility this year despite the president’s pay freeze. The author explains how this would work.

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Pay Raise Legislation Passes House

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Pay Raise Legislation Passes House

Legislation to give federal employees a pay raise in 2019 has passed the House.

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Bill Would Give Federal Employees Back Pay Plus Interest

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Bill Would Give Federal Employees Back Pay Plus Interest

Legislation has recently been introduced to pay federal employees back pay plus interest for the recent shutdown.

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Pay Raise Bill Introduced in the Senate

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Pay Raise Bill Introduced in the Senate

Companion legislation for a pay raise in 2019 has been introduced in the Senate.

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Most Federal Employees Will Have Back Pay by End of January

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Most Federal Employees Will Have Back Pay by End of January

Most federal employees should have their full back pay by the end of the month according to OPM.

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Medicare and FEHB: A Bizarre Arrangement

By on January 29, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Medicare and FEHB: A Bizarre Arrangement

The author says that Medicare and FEHB are good benefits separately, but they do not work well when used together.

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