Tag: Proposed Legislation

Bill Would Require A/C in All Postal Trucks

By on March 18, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Should all Postal delivery vehicles be required to have air conditioning? One Congressman is pursuing it after an employee died from heat exhaustion last summer.

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Trying Again to Change Social Security’s COLA Formula

By on March 8, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Trying Again to Change Social Security’s COLA Formula

Another attempt is being made in Congress to change the COLA formula for Social Security to pay higher benefits.

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Lawmakers Trying Again to Give Federal Employees Paid Family Leave

By on March 6, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Trying Again to Give Federal Employees Paid Family Leave

Another legislative push is being made in Congress to give federal employees 12 weeks of paid parental leave.

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Should DC Become a State?

By on March 5, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Should DC Become a State?

Should the District of Columbia become a state? The recurring effort from one Senator has again been put forth in the new session of Congress.

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MSPB Nominations, Congress and Politics as Usual

By on February 28, 2019 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
MSPB Nominations, Congress and Politics as Usual

What is happening with the MSPB and the lack of leadership as the current term of Acting Chairman Mark Robbins is about to expire? Here is a summary.

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Labor Partnerships Specter Raised Again in Congress

By on February 26, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Labor Partnerships Specter Raised Again in Congress

A new bill seeks to re-establish labor-management partnerships in the federal government. How likely is it to work this time given its past track record?

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Bill Proposes to Fix Credit Reports for Federal Employees

By on February 20, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Bill Proposes to Fix Credit Reports for Federal Employees

A new bill would force credit bureaus to remove negative information on federal employees’ credit reports that resulted from the recent government shutdown.

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More Bills Introduced to Prevent Government Shutdowns

By on February 19, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
More Bills Introduced to Prevent Government Shutdowns

More bills continue to be proposed in Congress to eliminate government shutdowns. They take varying approaches to the problem.

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Bill Seeks to Give Full Collective Bargaining Rights to TSA Officers

By on February 17, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Bill Seeks to Give Full Collective Bargaining Rights to TSA Officers

Legislation has recently been reintroduced to give TSA officers full collective bargaining rights.

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Congressman Wants to Pay Bonuses to Federal Employees Who Worked During the Shutdown

By on February 13, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Congressman Wants to Pay Bonuses to Federal Employees Who Worked During the Shutdown

Recently introduced legislation would pay bonuses to federal employees who worked without pay during the recent partial government shutdown.

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