Tag: Proposed Legislation

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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“LOVE Act” and the State Department

By on May 12, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
“LOVE Act” and the State Department

Recently introduced legislation would require the State Department to take actions for firing employees decades ago based on sexual orientation.

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Addressing the ‘Crisis’ at the MSPB

By on May 9, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Addressing the ‘Crisis’ at the MSPB

A new bill would allow the MSPB to take action on certain matters even without a quorum.

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Should Sex Offenders Be Allowed to Get Federal Pensions?

By on May 8, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Should Sex Offenders Be Allowed to Get Federal Pensions?

Legislation has been introduced to prevent individuals convicted of pedophilia from receiving a federal pension.

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Another Attempt to Let USPS Ship Alcohol

By on May 7, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Another Attempt to Let USPS Ship Alcohol

One Congresswoman is devoted in her efforts to allow the Postal Service to ship alcoholic beverages. How likely is this to happen?

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Legislation Introduced to End USPS Pre-Funding Mandate

By on May 2, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced to End USPS Pre-Funding Mandate

Legislation has been introduced to do away with the USPS pre-funding requirement for retiree benefits in an effort to turn around the agency’s ailing finances.

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Legislation Reintroduced to Restore ALJs to Competitive Service

By on May 2, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Legislation Reintroduced to Restore ALJs to Competitive Service

Another attempt is being made in Congress to restore Administrative Law Judges to the competitive service.

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Bill Would Guarantee Time and a Half Pay for Border Patrol Agents

By on April 26, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Bill Would Guarantee Time and a Half Pay for Border Patrol Agents

Legislation has been introduced that would give time and a half pay for certain hours of overtime to Border Patrol agents.

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Companion Bill Introduced to Provide Tax Break for Some Federal Employees

By on April 19, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Companion Bill Introduced to Provide Tax Break for Some Federal Employees

A second bill has been introduced to provide a tax break to some federal employees who are reimbursed by the government for their relocation costs.

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