Tag: Proposed Legislation

Should Political Appointees Have to Sign an Ethics Pledge?

By on September 26, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Should Political Appointees Have to Sign an Ethics Pledge?

Recently introduced legislation would require federal political appointees to sign an ethics pledge upon taking office.

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Cost of Federal Employee Benefits Focus of New TSA Bill

By on September 24, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Cost of Federal Employee Benefits Focus of New TSA Bill

Recently introduced legislation that would reform the TSA’s Screening Partnership Program puts a focus on the cost of federal employee benefits.

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CBO Estimates Costs of Veterans’ Pension Legislation

By on September 24, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
CBO Estimates Costs of Veterans’ Pension Legislation

CBO offered an analysis of what it would cost the government to pay for computational errors affecting veterans’ military service deposits and pensions.

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Senator Proposes Pay Freeze for DOL Employees

By on August 20, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Senator Proposes Pay Freeze for DOL Employees

One Senator recently proposed a freeze on pay raises for federal employees at the Labor Department.

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Legislation Reintroduced to Reform TSA’s Transgender Passenger Screening Process

By on August 8, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Legislation Reintroduced to Reform TSA’s Transgender Passenger Screening Process

One lawmaker is making a second attempt to push the TSA to develop gender neutral screening procedures at airports.

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Bill Would Protect Jobs of Federal Employees Using Marijuana

By on July 29, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Bill Would Protect Jobs of Federal Employees Using Marijuana

New legislation would protect the jobs of federal employees who use marijuana in states where it is legal.

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Legislation Aims to Boost Telework Participation

By on July 28, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Legislation Aims to Boost Telework Participation

Recently introduced legislation would establish several provisions designed to boost telework among the federal workforce.

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House Passes Bill Preventing IRS From Rehiring Fired Employees

By on July 25, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Passes Bill Preventing IRS From Rehiring Fired Employees

Legislation that would prohibit the IRS from hiring employees that were let go for misconduct has taken another step forward in Congress.

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Legislation Introduced to Provide Tax Break to Some Federal Employees

By on July 20, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced to Provide Tax Break to Some Federal Employees

Recently introduced legislation would prevent certain federal employees from having to pay additional income taxes on relocation expenses.

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MERIT Act Advances in House

By on July 18, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
MERIT Act Advances in House

A companion bill to the MERIT Act has been introduced in the Senate and the bill has been referred from a committee to the full House. Here is a summary.

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