A House committee held a hearing on federal employee compensation. Interest groups are out in force. Here is a summary of competing arguments.
Legislation has been reintroduced in the new Congress to give federal employees six weeks of paid parental leave for the birth or adoption of a child.
Legislation has been introduced in the House that would make a number of reforms to the Postal Service including changes to current and retired Postal employees’ benefits.
NARFE sent a letter to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform this week in opposition to legislation that would prohibit tax delinquent federal employees from being employed by the federal government.
President Trump has announced a federal hiring freeze as a first step in a plan to reduce the size of the federal workforce. The White House memo offers details on how the freeze will work.
A large group of House Democrats recently sent a letter to President-elect Donald Trump asking that he reconsider plans to impose a federal hiring freeze upon taking office on January 20.
Some federal retirees may be impacted by a significant increase in Medicare Part B premiums. A bill has been introduced to minimize the impact.