Tag: Proposed Legislation

House Bill Would Extend Paid Parental Leave Benefit to More Federal Employees

By on March 5, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
House Bill Would Extend Paid Parental Leave Benefit to More Federal Employees

A recently introduced bill would extend the new paid parental leave benefit to more federal employees who are excluded under the new law.

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Where Should Federal Agencies Be Buying Flowers?

By on March 4, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Where Should Federal Agencies Be Buying Flowers?

Where should federal agencies be buying their flowers? It’s an issue that has generated more interest in Congress than you might think.

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Bill Would Give All VA Employees New Paid Parental Leave Benefit

By on March 3, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Bill Would Give All VA Employees New Paid Parental Leave Benefit

Legislation has been introduced that would formally ensure that all VA employees would be covered by the new paid parental leave benefit.

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House Bill Would Expand Paid Parental Leave to All Federal Employees

By on February 13, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
House Bill Would Expand Paid Parental Leave to All Federal Employees

A House bill would expand paid parental leave to cover some federal employees who were excluded by the new law.

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House Passes USPS Fairness Act

By on February 6, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Passes USPS Fairness Act

Legislation that would eliminate the Postal Service’s retirement pre-funding mandate has taken another step forward in the legislative process.

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CBO Projects USPS Will Continue Defaulting on Retiree Health Fund Payments

By on February 4, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
CBO Projects USPS Will Continue Defaulting on Retiree Health Fund Payments

CBO said in a recent report that it expects the Postal Service to continue to default on required payments to its retiree health benefits fund.

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Lawmakers Want a 3.5% Pay Raise for Federal Employees in 2021

By on January 28, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Want a 3.5% Pay Raise for Federal Employees in 2021

Two lawmakers have introduced legislation to provide a 3.5% pay raise for federal employees in 2021.

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Should Agencies be Required to Use Zero-Emission Vehicles?

By on January 23, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Should Agencies be Required to Use Zero-Emission  Vehicles?

One lawmaker wants to require federal agencies to only purchase or lease zero-emission vehicles for their fleets.

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Bill Would Publicize Tax Debts of Federal Employees

By on January 17, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Bill Would Publicize Tax Debts of Federal Employees

Legislation has been introduced to make the tax debts of federal employees and retirees public information.

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4th Time’s the Charm? Bill Reintroduced to Bolster Appeal Rights of Some Feds

By on January 9, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
4th Time’s the Charm? Bill Reintroduced to Bolster Appeal Rights of Some Feds

Legislation has again been introduced to overturn a court decision which limited appeal rights of some federal employees in sensitive positions.

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