Tag: Proposed Legislation

More Lawmakers Want Back Pay Plus Interest for the Shutdown

By on February 12, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
More Lawmakers Want Back Pay Plus Interest for the Shutdown

Companion legislation has been introduced in the House to give federal employees back pay plus interest for shutdowns.

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Is Social Security Welfare or Insurance?

By on February 11, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Is Social Security Welfare or Insurance?

New legislation promises to keep Social Security solvent for the rest of the century, but the author says the devil is in the details of the bill.

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Lawmakers Seeking 3.6% Raise for Federal Workers in 2020

By on February 7, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Seeking 3.6% Raise for Federal Workers in 2020

Legislation has been introduced to give federal employees a 3.6% pay raise in 2020.

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Bill Would Withhold Pay for Congress, President During Shutdowns

By on February 5, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Bill Would Withhold Pay for Congress, President During Shutdowns

Legislation has been introduced to withhold pay for Congress, the president and vice president in the event of government shutdowns.

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Legislation Would Give Back Pay to Federal Contractors

By on February 4, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Give Back Pay to Federal Contractors

Recently introduced legislation would give back pay to federal contractors for the recent shutdown.

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Legislation Would Give Federal Employees 7 Additional Paid Holidays

By on February 1, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Give Federal Employees 7 Additional Paid Holidays

A bill that would give several additional paid leave days to federal employees has recently gained notoriety because of a debate sparked in the Senate this week.

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Push in Congress to Permanently End Government Shutdowns

By on January 31, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Push in Congress to Permanently End Government Shutdowns

Another bill has been introduced with the intent of bringing a permanent end to government shutdowns.

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Legislation Reintroduced to Provide Appeal Rights to Postal Employees

By on January 29, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Legislation Reintroduced to Provide Appeal Rights to Postal Employees

Legislation has been reintroduced to extend MSPB appeal rights to some Postal employees.

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Legislation Would Provide Pay to Federal Employees Working in Shutdowns

By on January 23, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Provide Pay to Federal Employees Working in Shutdowns

Congressman Peter Welch (D-VT) has announced a bill to pay excepted federal employees as part of a plan he is proposing to reopen the government.

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Bill Would Authorize Interest Free Loans During the Shutdown

By on January 18, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Bill Would Authorize Interest Free Loans During the Shutdown

A new legislative proposal would require the Treasury Department to make interest free loans available to federal employees during the shutdown.

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