Pay & Benefits

Obama Issues Plan to Give Feds 1.3 Percent Raise in 2016

Proposal would lift locality pay for first time in six years.

Read moreAugust 28, 2015Leave a comment Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

Agencies Are Putting Their Employees at Risk for Tax Fraud, Senators Say

And recent OPM hacks have amplified the potential for identity theft.

Read moreAugust 26, 2015Leave a comment

2016 Hopefuls Craft Messages Around Wall Street's Insane Day

A sharp early drop in American markets reverberated on the presidential campaign trail.

Read moreAugust 24, 2015Leave a comment

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New Health Care Benefits, Another Hack Involving Feds and More

Some federal workers may be feeling extra generous come CFC season.

Things Don’t Look Good for a 2016 COLA

Federal retirees aren’t likely to see a cost-of-living adjustment increase next year, based on current data.

The Government Is Still Considering Better and Longer Protections for Hack Victims

Federal employees could also be headed for their own post-hack perk.

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First Women Complete Army's Ranger School

What comes next for the two women is a decision awaiting Ash Carter by year’s end.