Pay & Benefits

Feds to Be Kept Away From Oregon Refuge for Weeks Despite Militia’s Stand Down

One agency has spent about $600K to keep feds home for five weeks.

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Lawmaker Pushes for 5.3 Percent Pay Raise

Democrat says Obama’s 1.6 percent proposal ‘doesn’t come close’ to fairness.

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Oops. Did the IRS Send Capitol Hill Staff the Wrong Tax Form?

Senator Vitter sends commissioner complaint as part of challenge to OPM Obamacare rule.

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Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., introduced the bill.

Bonus Bill For Feds Gains Momentum in Senate

Bipartisan legislation would allow agencies to give awards of up to $10,000 to federal employees who help save the government money.

DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson and his wife, Dr. Susan DiMarco, pass through TSA security at John F. Kennedy International Airport in September 2014.

Lawmakers Push for Bargaining Rights for TSA Employees

Powerful committee Democrats say TSA workers are entitled to the same rights as other unionized feds.

Military Retirees Would Pay More for TRICARE Under White House Budget Proposal

Defense looks to save money and simplify military health care system through reforms.

Obama's Budget Laments Small Pay Raise, Noting Feds' Sacrifice

White House says average federal worker will contribute $100K in savings over next decade.

Obama Again Urges Paid Parental Leave for Federal Employees

The president's fiscal 2017 budget reiterates support for six weeks of paid administrative leave for feds after the birth, adoption or foster placement of a child.

Rep. Mark Takano, D-Calif.

Union Vows to 'Fight Like Hell' for Higher Pay Raise

Democratic lawmaker says he and union will open 'a can of whoop ass' on anti-labor colleagues.

Retirement Backlog Jumps in January

The inventory, which rose by more than 8,000 claims between December and January, is smaller than it was a year ago.

The Military May Begin Paying for Service Members to Freeze Their Eggs and Sperm

The military it wants to be known as a family-friendly employer.

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