Government Executive - Pay & Benefits Watchhttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/Key developments in the world of federal employee benefits: health, pay, and much more.en-usWed, 25 Feb 2015 16:34:25 -0500Shutdown Pay and Leave, Telework Savings, Rx Tracking and More http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2015/02/shutdown-pay-and-leave-telework-savings-rx-tracking-and-more/106107/A weekly roundup of pay and benefits news.GovExec StaffWed, 25 Feb 2015 16:34:25 -0500http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2015/02/shutdown-pay-and-leave-telework-savings-rx-tracking-and-more/106107/Pay & Benefits - Pay & Benefits WatchAndrey_Popov/Shutterstock.comTransit Benefits, Cutting Contractor Pay, Collective Bargaining and Morehttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2015/02/transit-benefits-cutting-contractor-pay-collective-bargaining-and-more/105561/A weekly roundup of pay and benefits news.Eric KatzWed, 18 Feb 2015 16:52:12 -0500http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2015/02/transit-benefits-cutting-contractor-pay-collective-bargaining-and-more/105561/Pay & Benefits - Pay & Benefits Watch2265524729 / Shutterstock.comAggressive Lobbying on Pay Issues, Veterans Suicide Prevention and Morehttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2015/02/aggressive-lobbying-pay-issues-veterans-suicide-prevention-and-more/105138/A weekly roundup of pay and benefits news.GovExec StaffWed, 11 Feb 2015 16:53:40 -0500http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2015/02/aggressive-lobbying-pay-issues-veterans-suicide-prevention-and-more/105138/Pay & Benefits - Pay & Benefits WatchArchitect of the CapitolPrescription Drug Price Hikes, Pay Raises, Benefits in the 2016 Budget and Morehttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2015/02/prescription-drug-price-hikes-pay-raises-benefits-2016-budget-and-more/104601/A weekly roundup of pay and benefits news.GovExec StaffWed, 04 Feb 2015 16:29:42 -0500http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2015/02/prescription-drug-price-hikes-pay-raises-benefits-2016-budget-and-more/104601/Pay & Benefits - Pay & Benefits WatchNomad_Soul / Shutterstock.comTSP 1099s Are In the Mail, Vets Sick Leave Bill Advances, Abortion Restrictions and Morehttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2015/01/tsp-1099s-are-mail-vets-sick-leave-bill-advances-abortion-restrictions-and-more/104004/A weekly roundup of pay and benefits news.GovExec StaffWed, 28 Jan 2015 16:54:23 -0500http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2015/01/tsp-1099s-are-mail-vets-sick-leave-bill-advances-abortion-restrictions-and-more/104004/Pay & Benefits - Pay & Benefits Watchpatpitchaya/Shutterstock.comPaid Family Leave, Double Incentive Pay for a Stressful Job and Morehttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2015/01/paid-family-leave-double-incentive-pay-stressful-job-and-more/103452/A weekly roundup of pay and benefits news.GovExec StaffWed, 21 Jan 2015 17:03:37 -0500http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2015/01/paid-family-leave-double-incentive-pay-stressful-job-and-more/103452/Pay & Benefits - Pay & Benefits WatchR.Iegosyn / Shutterstock.comHelp for Vets, TRICARE Update, Pay Raise Prospects and Morehttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2015/01/help-vets-tricare-update-pay-raise-prospects-and-more/102936/A weekly roundup of pay and benefits news.GovExec StaffWed, 14 Jan 2015 17:39:12 -0500http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2015/01/help-vets-tricare-update-pay-raise-prospects-and-more/102936/Pay & Benefits - Pay & Benefits WatchChris Singshinsuk/Shutterstock.comMileage Reimbursement Hike, Retirement Savings Resolutions and Morehttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2015/01/mileage-reimbursement-hike-retirement-savings-resolutions-and-more/102429/A weekly roundup of pay and benefits news.GovExec StaffWed, 07 Jan 2015 16:20:21 -0500http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2015/01/mileage-reimbursement-hike-retirement-savings-resolutions-and-more/102429/Pay & Benefits - Pay & Benefits WatchRichard Semik/Shutterstock.comDisengaged Employees, Lackluster Pay and Morehttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/12/disengaged-employees-lackluster-pay-and-more/101541/A weekly roundup of pay and benefits news.GovExec StaffWed, 17 Dec 2014 18:11:24 -0500http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/12/disengaged-employees-lackluster-pay-and-more/101541/Pay & Benefits - Pay & Benefits WatchTigger11th/Shutterstock.comOvertime Pay Cuts, Pay Raises, Suicide Prevention and More http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/12/overtime-pay-cuts-pay-raises-suicide-prevention-and-more/100938/A weekly roundup of pay and benefits news.GovExec StaffWed, 10 Dec 2014 16:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/12/overtime-pay-cuts-pay-raises-suicide-prevention-and-more/100938/Pay & Benefits - Pay & Benefits WatchBorder Patrol agents near San Diego. Customs and Border Protection file photoTapping Feds for Deficit Reduction, Autism Benefits, Roth TSP Contributions and Morehttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/12/tapping-feds-deficit-reduction-autism-benefits-roth-tsp-contributions-and-more/100391/A weekly roundup of pay and benefits news.GovExec StaffWed, 03 Dec 2014 15:58:50 -0500http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/12/tapping-feds-deficit-reduction-autism-benefits-roth-tsp-contributions-and-more/100391/Pay & Benefits - Pay & Benefits Watchzimmytws/Shutterstock.comExpanding Death Benefits, Cutting Pensions, Extra Holiday Time and More http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/11/expanding-death-benefits-cutting-pensions-extra-holiday-time-and-more/99449/A weekly roundup of pay and benefits news.GovExec StaffWed, 19 Nov 2014 16:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/11/expanding-death-benefits-cutting-pensions-extra-holiday-time-and-more/99449/Pay & Benefits - Pay & Benefits WatchTammy Venable/Shutterstock.comHealth Care Choices, Retirement Savings Safeguards, Faster Holiday Travel and Morehttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/11/health-care-choices-retirement-savings-safeguards-faster-holiday-travel-and-more/98864/A weekly roundup of pay and benefits news.GovExec StaffWed, 12 Nov 2014 15:16:40 -0500http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/11/health-care-choices-retirement-savings-safeguards-faster-holiday-travel-and-more/98864/Pay & Benefits - Pay & Benefits WatchCreativa Images / Shutterstock.comHazardous Housing, Thanksgiving Hardship, Health Insurance Changes and Morehttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/11/hazardous-housing-thanksgiving-hardship-health-insurance-changes-and-more/98291/A weekly roundup of pay and benefits news.GovExec StaffWed, 05 Nov 2014 17:27:07 -0500http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/11/hazardous-housing-thanksgiving-hardship-health-insurance-changes-and-more/98291/Pay & Benefits - Pay & Benefits Watchkozirsky/Shutterstock.comOpen Season Workshop, TRICARE Blunder, Telework and More http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/10/open-season-workshop-tricare-blunder-telework-and-more/97721/A weekly roundup of pay and benefits news.GovExec StaffWed, 29 Oct 2014 16:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/10/open-season-workshop-tricare-blunder-telework-and-more/97721/Pay & Benefits - Pay & Benefits WatchGajus/Shutterstock.comHealth Care Scam, Scholarships, Flu Shots and Morehttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/10/health-care-scam-scholarships-flu-shots-and-more/97118/A weekly roundup of pay and benefits news.GovExec StaffWed, 22 Oct 2014 16:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/10/health-care-scam-scholarships-flu-shots-and-more/97118/Pay & Benefits - Pay & Benefits WatchIt's time for your flu shot.Image Point Fr/Shutterstock.comSome Defense Travelers Will Have Their Per Diem Rates Cuthttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/10/some-defense-travelers-will-have-their-diem-rates-cut/96581/To save money, the department is reducing the amount employees on extended travel can spend on food and lodging.Kellie LunneyWed, 15 Oct 2014 17:22:18 -0400http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/10/some-defense-travelers-will-have-their-diem-rates-cut/96581/Pay & Benefits - Pay & Benefits WatchPeshkova / Shutterstock.comSelf-Mandated Pay Raise for Federal Judges Will Cost $1Bhttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/10/self-mandated-pay-raise-federal-judges-will-cost-1b/96095/Bump stems from court rulings calling congressionally instituted pay freezes unconstitutional.Eric KatzWed, 08 Oct 2014 15:59:14 -0400http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/10/self-mandated-pay-raise-federal-judges-will-cost-1b/96095/Pay & Benefits - Pay & Benefits Watchzimmytws / Shutterstock.comHow to Avoid Costly Mistakes Filling Out Your TSP Formshttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/10/how-avoid-costly-mistakes-filling-out-your-tsp-forms/95573/The retirement savings plan’s board offers some common-sense advice for successfully withdrawing or transferring retirement funds.Kellie LunneyWed, 01 Oct 2014 15:55:10 -0400http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/10/how-avoid-costly-mistakes-filling-out-your-tsp-forms/95573/Pay & Benefits - Pay & Benefits WatchSergey Nivens / Shutterstock.comAgencies Are Paying More to Avoid Costly Discrimination Adjudicationhttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/09/agencies-are-paying-more-avoid-costly-discrimination-adjudication/95021/An analysis shows the amount of money doled out to settle employees’ informal and formal EEO complaints has increased.Kellie LunneyWed, 24 Sep 2014 16:45:23 -0400http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/09/agencies-are-paying-more-avoid-costly-discrimination-adjudication/95021/Pay & Benefits - Pay & Benefits WatchAfrica Studio/Shutterstock.comTwo Pay and Benefits Bills for Disabled Vets to Watchhttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/09/two-pay-and-benefits-bills-disabled-vets-watch/94403/2014 COLA increase awaits president’s signature; House committee approves extra sick leave for disabled vets to go to medical appointments.Kellie LunneyWed, 17 Sep 2014 17:02:08 -0400http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/09/two-pay-and-benefits-bills-disabled-vets-watch/94403/Pay & Benefits - Pay & Benefits WatchSandra Niedzwiecki/Defense DepartmentFeds Can Donate to More Charities, But Will They?http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/09/feds-can-donate-more-charities-will-they/93746/The annual Combined Federal Campaign runs through Dec. 15.Kellie LunneyWed, 10 Sep 2014 16:37:42 -0400http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/09/feds-can-donate-more-charities-will-they/93746/Pay & Benefits - Pay & Benefits WatchOPM Director Katherine Archuleta noted the changes are important as the workforce becomes more mobile. Labor DepartmentHow Obama’s Federal Pay Plan Dashed a Bigger Raisehttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/09/how-obamas-federal-pay-plan-dashed-bigger-raise/93068/Had the president stayed mum, civilian feds and service members would see larger paychecks in 2015.Kellie LunneyWed, 03 Sep 2014 17:15:15 -0400http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/09/how-obamas-federal-pay-plan-dashed-bigger-raise/93068/Pay & Benefits - Pay & Benefits Watchisak55/Shutterstock.comMilitary Families Are More Worried Than Ever About the Effects of Budget Cutshttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/08/military-families-are-more-worried-ever-about-effects-budget-cuts/92615/Downsizing within Defense and sequestration’s long-term impact are creating anxiety over job security, survey finds.Kellie LunneyWed, 27 Aug 2014 17:14:37 -0400http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/08/military-families-are-more-worried-ever-about-effects-budget-cuts/92615/Pay & Benefits - Pay & Benefits WatchStraight 8 Photography/Shutterstock.comThree Charts Showing How White Males Hold the Highest-Paid Federal Jobshttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/08/three-charts-showing-how-white-males-hold-highest-paid-federal-jobs/91970/The average male fed is a full grade level above the typical woman.Eric KatzWed, 20 Aug 2014 16:12:41 -0400http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2014/08/three-charts-showing-how-white-males-hold-highest-paid-federal-jobs/91970/Pay & Benefits - Pay & Benefits Watchjorgen mcleman/Shutterstock.com