Federal employees under the FERS system who are nearing retirement may have at least a momentary sense of enrichment. Legislation has again been introduced in the House to credit unused sick leave in computing an annuity payment.
The Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act of 2009 was introduced in the House of Representatives on January 22nd. This is a copy of the bill.
Here is an issue with bipartisan support from our Congressional representatives. Congress apparently thinks that federal employees do not write well and intends to correct the problem. A bill has passed the House requiring agencies to use “plain language.” Haven’t we seen this before?
Florida Congressman proposes to cut Congressional pay in response to 3.1% federal employee pay raise