Tag: Proposed Legislation

Norton Continues Push for Lifetime ID Theft Protection

By on July 14, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Norton Continues Push for Lifetime ID Theft Protection

One Congresswoman has been continuing efforts for several years now to give free lifetime identity theft protection to OPM data breach victims.

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Maloney Continues Push to Give Paid Family Leave to Federal Employees

By on June 28, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Maloney Continues Push to Give Paid Family Leave to Federal Employees

A renewed effort to give federal employees paid family leave has emerged in the House, this time as part of a larger military spending bill.

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House Advances Spending Package with Back Pay for Low Wage Contractor Employees

By on June 26, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
House Advances Spending Package with Back Pay for Low Wage Contractor Employees

The House approved a spending package that includes back pay for low wage federal contractor employees.

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Another Shutdown? Now Is The Time For Congress To Act To Protect Federal Workers And Contractors

By on June 25, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Another Shutdown? Now Is The Time For Congress To Act To Protect Federal Workers And Contractors

The author says that provisions of several bills that have been introduced should be enacted to help avoid government shutdowns.

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Bill Resurfaces to Expedite Process of Firing Federal Employees

By on June 20, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Bill Resurfaces to Expedite Process of Firing Federal Employees

Legislation has been reintroduced that would facilitate the process of firing underperforming federal employees.

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Lawmakers Want DoD to Drop ‘Racially or Ethnically Insensitive Terminology’

By on June 17, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Want DoD to Drop ‘Racially or Ethnically Insensitive Terminology’

Lawmakers want DoD to drop what they consider offensive terminology from the agency’s forms.

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Another Attempt to Stop the Government From Paying Dead People

By on June 1, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Another Attempt to Stop the Government From Paying Dead People

The federal government routinely pays benefits to people who have died. Another bill has been introduced to try to prevent this from happening.

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Bill Would Prohibit TSP Investments in China and Russia

By on May 29, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Bill Would Prohibit TSP Investments in China and Russia

One Congressman wants to ensure the TSP offers no economic support for Russia and China.

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Where Should Federal Agencies Be Buying Their Flowers?

By on May 28, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Where Should Federal Agencies Be Buying Their Flowers?

Should federal agencies have to buy their floral decorations domestically? One Congressman wants to make it a requirement.

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Senators Want You to Fly Coach When You Travel

By on May 23, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Senators Want You to Fly Coach When You Travel

Recently introduced legislation would ban federal employees from flying first or business class on official travel.

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