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Agencies, Congress Work to Ensure Government Isn’t Overpaying Employees

New interim rule reduces pay for contractors, while Congress looks to do the same for some civilians.

Bill Allowing a 1 Percent Pay Raises Clears House Committee

Appropriations legislation does not prohibit a pay hike, meaning President Obama’s proposal could take effect.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass.

Senate Panel Backs Changing TSP Default Settings to More Lucrative Funds

The legislation would automatically enroll new federal employees in a more diverse, age-appropriate retirement fund.

Peace Corps volunteers raise their hands to swear in during a ceremony in Phnom Penh, Cambodia in 2011.

Abortion Funding for Peace Corps' Volunteers Advances With Republican Support

Bills eliminating the restriction passed in both House and Senate appropriations committees for the first time.

1 Percent Pay Raise On Horizon for Feds Next Year

Legislation currently circulating in both chambers of Congress doesn’t prohibit the president’s recommended 2015 pay bump.

White House Continues to Expand Benefits to Same-Sex Federal Couples

Obama administration looks to finalize gay feds and veterans’ access to benefits.

White House Urges Agencies to Expand Telework, Other Workplace Flexibilities

President Obama wants the federal government to be a model for the American workforce.

Senate Banking Committee member Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D- Mass.

Bill Would Change TSP Default Settings to More Lucrative Funds

Senate panel on Wednesday will consider legislation that would automatically enroll new feds into one of the lifecyle funds.

“Bonuses are not an entitlement; they are a reward for exceptional work,” Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Florida, said.

Most VA Senior Execs Rated Above Average on Performance Evaluations

Lawmakers at the latest VA hearing express anger, confusion over federal employee review and bonus system.

U.S. military service members take an oath at a mass re-enlistment ceremony in Baghdad, Iraq.

House Approves 1.8 Percent Military Pay Raise

The pay boost for 2015 is more than President Obama’s proposed 1 percent hike.