Tag: Proposed Legislation

Shutdown Causes Federal Employee’s Mortgage Application to Be Denied Which Leads to New Bill

By on April 17, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Shutdown Causes Federal Employee’s Mortgage Application to Be Denied Which Leads to New Bill

Legislation has been introduced to encourage banks to work with federal employees impacted by government shutdowns.

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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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