Tag: Shutdown

House Advances Spending Package with Back Pay for Low Wage Contractor Employees

June 26, 2019 12:32 PM , Updated July 9, 2019 7:05 PM
House Advances Spending Package with Back Pay for Low Wage Contractor Employees

The House approved a spending package that includes back pay for low wage federal contractor employees.

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Another Shutdown? Now Is The Time For Congress To Act To Protect Federal Workers And Contractors

June 25, 2019 1:39 PM , Updated July 8, 2019 3:32 PM

The author says that provisions of several bills that have been introduced should be enacted to help avoid government shutdowns.

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

April 17, 2019 5:18 PM , Updated April 29, 2019 3:01 PM

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

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Use or Lose Leave and the Shutdown

April 8, 2019 2:28 PM , Updated April 19, 2019 10:23 AM
Use or Lose Leave and the Shutdown

Use or lose leave is annual leave that expires if regulatory requirements are not met, but what happens in the event of a shutdown? Do the requirements apply?

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Bills Introduced to Safeguard Insurance Benefits During Shutdowns

April 3, 2019 8:54 AM , Updated April 16, 2019 10:18 AM

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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What Impact Did the Shutdown Have on ‘Use or Lose’ Annual Leave Donations?

March 22, 2019 2:14 PM , Updated April 5, 2019 9:37 AM
What Impact Did the Shutdown Have on ‘Use or Lose’ Annual Leave Donations?

OPM has issued guidance on how “use or lose” annual leave donations will be handled as a result of the recent shutdown.

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Lawmakers Continue Pushing Back Pay for Federal Contractors

March 15, 2019 2:53 PM , Updated March 25, 2019 4:09 PM
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

March 14, 2019 6:56 PM , Updated March 25, 2019 4:09 PM
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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The Federal Government’s Employer Brand Is In Trouble

March 3, 2019 9:18 AM , Updated March 13, 2019 10:04 AM
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

February 25, 2019 1:44 PM
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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