Pay & Benefits

Trump’s Federal Workforce Goals: Streamline Firing, Automate Jobs

New cross-agency priorities detail metrics that the administration will use to implement workforce agenda.

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Denying FBI’s McCabe His Pension Would Be Unusual, Attorneys Say

Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ decision to fire 22-year FBI veteran Andrew McCabe may be plowing new ground in federal employment law.


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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin testifies before the Senate Finance Committee on Capitol Hill on Feb. 14, 2018.

Mnuchin’s Pricey Government Travel Breaks From Coach-Flying Predecessor

Former Treasury secretary flew coach domestically, and spent just $8,000 on premium travel over four years.

Retirement Planning

Resigning Instead of Retiring

Why some people make what appears to be a curious choice.

Pay & Benefits Watch Federal employees are barred from traveling to some neighborhoods of Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

Feds in Work-Life Programs Perform Better at Their Jobs, Survey Says

Although most feds give flexibilities high marks, some managers struggle with evaluation of remote workers.

Unions Push Back on Trump Administration's Plans to Shrink Labor-Management Agency

Facility closures come amid proposed cuts to NLRB, end to internal labor forums.

Retirement Planning

8 Fun Facts About Federal Retirement

Some of them might help you in the planning process.

James Knable helps to unpack copies of President Trump's FY19 Budget after it arrived at the House Budget Committee office on Feb. 12.

New Details on Trump's Performance Pay Plan

A senior executive at the Office of Personnel Management says the fund will not simply be used to dole out bonuses to high performers.

With Board Hamstrung, Federal Employee Appeals Backlog Grows to Largest Ever Total

Trump’s nominee could help resolve cases that have been sitting in limbo for a year.

Trump Administration Plans to Slash Labor Relations Board, Consolidate Power

Trump officials have "an interest in destroying the agency from the inside," group says.