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President’s Management Agenda Reiterates Pay Freeze, Benefits Cuts

By on April 3, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
President’s Management Agenda Reiterates Pay Freeze, Benefits Cuts

The President’s Management Agenda reiterated proposals to cut federal employees’ benefits and freeze pay as part of a broader plan.

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Back to the Future: How to Cut Federal Salaries and Agency Programs

By on March 21, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Back to the Future: How to Cut Federal Salaries and Agency Programs

The Holman Rule has been extended in the House of Representatives. It allows cutting specific salaries or programs through the federal appropriations process.

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Stroking Egos With Federal Funding

By on March 18, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Stroking Egos With Federal Funding

Agencies have spent between $19,000 and $50,000 apiece to have portraits painted for display. Congress has passed a bill to try and restrict the practice.

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When Should the Government’s Fiscal Year Start?

By on March 13, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
When Should the Government’s Fiscal Year Start?

One Congressman wants the federal government’s fiscal year to be changed to run concurrently with the calendar year.

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The Federal Budget, Shutdowns and a Pay Raise for Federal Employees

By on March 12, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
The Federal Budget, Shutdowns and a Pay Raise for Federal Employees

Will there be another government shutdown in March? When will we know about a pay raise in 2019?

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What in the *~CSRDF*/@ is Going on?

By on February 27, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
What in the *~CSRDF*/@ is Going on?

How well do you understand your federal employee benefits, and how does this information tie into the recently proposed cuts?

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White House Proposals For Civil Service Reform: What They Missed

By on February 21, 2018 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
White House Proposals For Civil Service Reform: What They Missed

The White House’s 2019 budget blueprint offered many proposals for civil service reform. The author provides an analysis of which ones he says missed the mark.

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White House Proposals For Civil Service Reform: What They Got Right

By on February 15, 2018 in Human Resources, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
White House Proposals For Civil Service Reform: What They Got Right

The White House’s 2019 budget blueprint offered many proposals for civil service reform. The author provides an analysis of which ones he says are correct.

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Postal Reform Needed to Avoid a ‘Taxpayer Funded Bailout’

By on February 13, 2018 in Agency News, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Postal Reform Needed to Avoid a ‘Taxpayer Funded Bailout’

The White House’s 2019 budget proposal addresses the ailing financial condition of the Postal Service, saying that reforms are necessary going forward.

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The Rumor was True: FY 2019 Budget Proposes Pay Freeze

By on February 12, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
The Rumor was True: FY 2019 Budget Proposes Pay Freeze

Rumors that surfaced last year about a pay freeze in the White House’s budget proposal turned out to be true.

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