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Bill Introduced to Pay Essential Federal Workers During Shutdown

By on January 12, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Bill Introduced to Pay Essential Federal Workers During Shutdown

Recently introduced legislation would ensure that essential federal employees continue to get their regular paychecks during the current shutdown.

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OPM Provides Fact Sheet on Pay and Benefits During the Shutdown

By on January 11, 2019 in Pay & Benefits
OPM Provides Fact Sheet on Pay and Benefits During the Shutdown

OPM has released a fact sheet with information on what happens to your pay and benefits during the ongoing shutdown.

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Legislation Introduced to Provide Back Pay to Low-Wage Contract Workers

By on January 11, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced to Provide Back Pay to Low-Wage Contract Workers

Legislation has been introduced to guarantee back pay to low-wage federal contract workers impacted by the shutdown.

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Congress Passes Bill to Pay Federal Employees After Shutdown

By on January 11, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Congress Passes Bill to Pay Federal Employees After Shutdown

Legislation to guarantee back pay to federal employees has now passed both the House and the Senate.

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When Back Pay Is Not Good Enough

By on January 11, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
When Back Pay Is Not Good Enough

The author says that even though Congress can and should guarantee back pay for federal employees, it is not enough by itself.

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Senate Passes Bill to Pay Federal Employees After Shutdown

By on January 10, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Senate Passes Bill to Pay Federal Employees After Shutdown

Legislation to guarantee back pay to federal employees has passed the Senate.

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NTEU Files Another Lawsuit Over the Shutdown

By on January 10, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
NTEU Files Another Lawsuit Over the Shutdown

NTEU has filed a second lawsuit over the shutdown which alleges that it is unconstitutional to require some federal employees to work without pay.

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Use-or-Lose Leave and the Partial Shutdown

By on January 10, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Use-or-Lose Leave and the Partial Shutdown

What will happen to “use-or-lose” leave that was lost due to the government shutdown? For most, it will be restored.

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Bill Aims to Protect Federal Employees From Foreclosures, Repossessions During Shutdown

By on January 10, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Bill Aims to Protect Federal Employees From Foreclosures, Repossessions During Shutdown

Recently introduced legislation would shield federal employees from creditors in the event they are unable to pay their bills during the shutdown.

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White House Issues Veto Threat on Individual Funding Bills to Reopen Some Agencies

By on January 9, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
White House Issues Veto Threat on Individual Funding Bills to Reopen Some Agencies

The White House said it would likely veto four individual funding bills introduced in the House without broader agreement on border security.

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