Tag: Shutdown

Lawmakers Continue Pushing Back Pay for Federal Contractors

By on March 15, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Continue Pushing Back Pay for Federal Contractors

A group of House lawmakers are still working to secure back pay for federal contractors from the recent government shutdown.

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Senators Ask TSA for Status on Shutdown Back Pay

By on March 14, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Senators Ask TSA for Status on Shutdown Back Pay

A group of Senators are asking when some TSA employees can expect to receive back pay they are owed from the recent shutdown.

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Federal Employees Should Have an Emergency Fund for Possible Future Shutdown

on March 13, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
The author says that once things get back to normal, it's easy to forget how bad things were for federal employees in the last shutdown. She suggests federal employees save an emergency fund to be prepared for a possible future shutdown.

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The Federal Government’s Employer Brand Is In Trouble

By on March 3, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
The Federal Government’s Employer Brand Is In Trouble

The author says the government’s employer brand should be great, but it is not, and this in turn hampers its efforts to bring in new talent.

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Study Offers Financial Lessons to be Learned from the Shutdown

By on February 25, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Study Offers Financial Lessons to be Learned from the Shutdown

A recent survey from Prudential Financial offers financial lessons that not only federal employees, but all Americans can take away from the recent shutdown.

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Crowdfunding, Shutdown, Federal Employees and Ethics

By on February 20, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Crowdfunding, Shutdown, Federal Employees and Ethics

Federal employees who set up a crowdfunding page may have created an ethics problem. Here is what OGE is telling agencies about crowdfunding and the shutdown.

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Bill Proposes to Fix Credit Reports for Federal Employees

By on February 20, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Bill Proposes to Fix Credit Reports for Federal Employees

A new bill would force credit bureaus to remove negative information on federal employees’ credit reports that resulted from the recent government shutdown.

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Why Public Service is Not a Regular Job

By on February 19, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Why Public Service is Not a Regular Job

The author says that working as a federal employee is very different from other kinds of jobs.

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More Bills Introduced to Prevent Government Shutdowns

By on February 19, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
More Bills Introduced to Prevent Government Shutdowns

More bills continue to be proposed in Congress to eliminate government shutdowns. They take varying approaches to the problem.

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The Best Credit Unions for Federal Employees

By on February 15, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
The Best Credit Unions for Federal Employees

If you have ever considered joining a credit union, these are some that offer membership and benefits for federal employees and military.

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