Tag: Proposed Legislation

Bill Aims to Protect Federal Employees From Foreclosures, Repossessions During Shutdown

By on January 10, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Bill Aims to Protect Federal Employees From Foreclosures, Repossessions During Shutdown

Recently introduced legislation would shield federal employees from creditors in the event they are unable to pay their bills during the shutdown.

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Bill Would Withhold Lawmakers’ Paychecks During Shutdowns

By on January 8, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Bill Would Withhold Lawmakers’ Paychecks During Shutdowns

Members of Congress currently continue to get paid during government shutdowns, but a new bill would change that if it were to become law.

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Legislation Reintroduced to Provide Back Pay for Shutdown

By on January 3, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Reintroduced to Provide Back Pay for Shutdown

Legislation has been introduced in the new Congress to guarantee back pay to federal employees furloughed by the ongoing shutdown.

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Bill Would Abolish Numerous Federal Agencies

By on December 28, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Bill Would Abolish Numerous Federal Agencies

A bill recently introduced in the House would eliminate multiple federal agencies if it were to become law.

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Bill Would Close Congressional Gym, Dining Room During Shutdown

By on December 24, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Bill Would Close Congressional Gym, Dining Room During Shutdown

A new bill would close the Congressional gym and dining room during the shutdown but guarantee pay for the employees working there.

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Legislation Introduced to Guarantee Pay to Federal Employees in Case of a Shutdown

By on December 20, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced to Guarantee Pay to Federal Employees in Case of a Shutdown

Legislation has been introduced in the House to guarantee back pay to federal employees who would be furloughed in the event of a shutdown.

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Legislation Would Shield Veterans from VA Overpayment Errors

By on November 28, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Shield Veterans from VA Overpayment Errors

Recently introduced legislation would prevent collection of overpayment debt from veterans resulting from errors made by the VA in paying benefits.

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Does the VA Need a New Mission Statement?

By on November 27, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Does the VA Need a New Mission Statement?

Should the VA’s mission statement be changed to be more gender neutral? Some in Congress think so and have introduced legislation to change it.

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Legislation Would Boost COLAs for Some Federal Retirees

By on November 20, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Boost COLAs for Some Federal Retirees

Recently introduced legislation has the potential to increase the size of COLAs paid to some federal retirees.

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Should Political Appointees Have to Sign an Ethics Pledge?

By on September 26, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Should Political Appointees Have to Sign an Ethics Pledge?

Recently introduced legislation would require federal political appointees to sign an ethics pledge upon taking office.

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