Tag: Budget

Substantial Cuts to Federal Employee Benefits Proposed in FY 2019 Budget

By on February 12, 2018 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Substantial Cuts to Federal Employee Benefits Proposed in FY 2019 Budget

As anticipated, the FY 2019 budget proposal from the White House outlines proposed benefits changes for federal employees. Here is a summary.

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Changes for Federal Employees Coming to the Workplace

By on February 9, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Changes for Federal Employees Coming to the Workplace

The Trump administration’s new budget proposal is reportedly going to propose changes to performance rating systems and within-grade increases for federal employees. Here is a list of other possible proposals as well.

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Congress Passes Bill in Vote to End Brief Overnight Shutdown

By on February 9, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Congress Passes Bill in Vote to End Brief Overnight Shutdown

A brief government shutdown ensued overnight, but quickly came to an end after Congress reached an agreement early this morning.

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Shutdown: It Ain’t Over When its Over

By on January 22, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Shutdown: It Ain’t Over When its Over

The partial government shutdown appears it will be short lived, but the author says it is likely to have some long-term, lasting effects.

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Why Do We Care That Congress Does Not Pass Appropriations Bills On Time?

By on January 11, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Why Do We Care That Congress Does Not Pass Appropriations Bills On Time?

Government now frequently operates without a formal budget. The author outlines some of the problems this can create.

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Federal Employees, Government Shutdown and Celebrating Christmas

By on December 13, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Federal Employees, Government Shutdown and Celebrating Christmas

Are federal employees going to have an extra paid day off at Christmas? It is unlikely unless it is due to a government shutdown.

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Benefit Cuts Left Out of Budget Resolution

By on October 26, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Benefit Cuts Left Out of Budget Resolution

A budget resolution that passed Congress does not contain cuts to federal employee benefits that had been proposed in an earlier version.

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Federal Employee Pay Freeze for 2019?

By on October 24, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Federal Employee Pay Freeze for 2019?

Proposed reductions to federal employee pay and benefits are not over. A new document has surfaced with new proposals to reduce federal pay and benefits.

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Concurrent Budget Resolution Proposes Benefit Cuts for Federal Employees

By on October 5, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Concurrent Budget Resolution Proposes Benefit Cuts for Federal Employees

The concurrent budget resolution passed in the House proposes significant changes to federal employee benefits. Here is a quick summary.

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How Do You Take Away a Benefit That’s Already Been Paid For?

By on August 7, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
How Do You Take Away a Benefit That’s Already Been Paid For?

Recent proposals suggest cutting federal employees’ retirement benefits, however, the author says that lawmakers may not understand how these are funded.

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