Tag: Proposed Legislation

Legislation Calls for 3% Pay Raise in 2019

By on January 12, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Calls for 3% Pay Raise in 2019

Legislation has been introduced that would give federal employees a 3% raise in 2019.

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Legislation Introduced to Guarantee Pay for Federal Employees in the Event of a Shutdown

By on December 21, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced to Guarantee Pay for Federal Employees in the Event of a Shutdown

Legislation has been introduced that would guarantee pay for federal employees in the event of a partial government shutdown.

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EQUALS Act Doubles Probationary Periods, but Doesn’t Eliminate Rights to Appeal Adverse Actions

By on December 20, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
EQUALS Act Doubles Probationary Periods, but Doesn’t Eliminate Rights to Appeal Adverse Actions

Although new legislation would double the probationary period for new federal employees if it becomes law, these employees still would have appeal options.

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Attacking Federal Employee Salaries at CFPB

By on December 11, 2017 in Agency News, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Attacking Federal Employee Salaries at CFPB

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is one of the highest paying agencies in government. Legislation has been introduced that would change that.

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House Votes to Double Probationary Period for New Feds

By on November 30, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
House Votes to Double Probationary Period for New Feds

The House has passed a bill that would double the length of the probationary period for new federal employees.

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Extending Federal Employee Probation to Two Years?

By on November 20, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Extending Federal Employee Probation to Two Years?

A bill has been favorably reported by committee to significantly increase the length of a probationary period for a federal employee.

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Bill Would Require Agencies to Pay Accrued Interest Resulting from Veterans’ Pension Payment Errors

By on November 17, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Bill Would Require Agencies to Pay Accrued Interest Resulting from Veterans’ Pension Payment Errors

Recently introduced legislation would protect veterans from having to pay back interest resulting from agency mistakes in the calculation of certain benefits.

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Hatch Drops Catch-Up Contributions Amendment from Senate Tax Bill

By on November 16, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Hatch Drops Catch-Up Contributions Amendment from Senate Tax Bill

An amendment to the Senate’s tax reform bill that had the potential to impact federal employees who invest in the TSP has been taken off the table.

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Proposed Amendment Would Eliminate Current TSP Catch Up Contributions

By on November 13, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Proposed Amendment Would Eliminate Current TSP Catch Up Contributions

A proposed amendment to the Senate’s tax reform bill would eliminate current retirement savings catch-up contributions.

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Bill Would Allow Veterans to Contribute Disability Compensation to the TSP

By on November 11, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Bill Would Allow Veterans to Contribute Disability Compensation to the TSP

Recently introduced legislation would give disabled veterans a new option for saving for retirement utilizing the TSP.

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