Tag: Proposed Legislation

Senate Bill Would Give Federal Employees 12 Weeks of Paid Family Leave

By on April 12, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Senate Bill Would Give Federal Employees 12 Weeks of Paid Family Leave

Legislation introduced in the Senate would give federal employees 12 weeks of paid family leave.

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Bill Would Pool DoD Employees’ Unused Leave for Family and Medical Use

By on April 11, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Bill Would Pool DoD Employees’ Unused Leave for Family and Medical Use

A new bill would pool unused leave among DoD employees to to go towards family and medical leave purposes.

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Bills Introduced to Safeguard Insurance Benefits During Shutdowns

By on April 3, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Bills Introduced to Safeguard Insurance Benefits During Shutdowns

A pair of bills have been introduced to with the intention of protecting federal employees’ insurance benefits in the event of a shutdown.

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Senate Bill Would Give TSA Officers Collective Bargaining Rights

By on April 2, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Senate Bill Would Give TSA Officers Collective Bargaining Rights

Both the House and Senate have now introduced bills to give full collective bargaining rights to TSA officers.

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Budget Amendments Introduced for Federal Employees

By on March 27, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Budget Amendments Introduced for Federal Employees

Four amendments have been introduced that are designed to protect the pay and benefits of federal employees and contractors.

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Senators Don’t Want Veterans to Pay for VA’s Benefits Errors

By on March 25, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Senators Don’t Want Veterans to Pay for VA’s Benefits Errors

Legislation has been reintroduced that would shield veterans from having to pay back benefits they received as a result of the VA’s errors.

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Legislation Reintroduced to Provide Tax Break to Some Federal Employees

By on March 21, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Reintroduced to Provide Tax Break to Some Federal Employees

Another effort is being made to provide a tax break to some federal employees who are reimbursed by the government for their relocation costs.

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Bill Would Protect Federal Employees From Being Fired for Marijuana Use

By on March 19, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Bill Would Protect Federal Employees From Being Fired for Marijuana Use

New legislation would protect the jobs of federal employees who legally use marijuana under state law.

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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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