Pay & Benefits

Federal Employee Advocates Renew Fight for Huge Pay Raise

Bill likely clearing the way for Obama’s proposed 1.6 percent raise has hit a speed bump.

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TSP Tells Feds Not to Panic After Brexit Vote Sends Markets Tumbling

Without mentioning England’s historic decision to leave the E.U., the Thrift Savings Plan board on Friday reminded enrollees that retirement planning is a long-term strategy.

Next Shutdown, Feds Can Take Their Government Guns Home With Them

New law will allow certain federal employees to retain their firearms when they are furloughed.


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Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., urged his colleagues to support the Veterans First Act.

Senator Pushes For Action on VA Accountability Reforms

Legislation that would limit appeal rights of fired department senior executives has stalled.

Defense Rolls Out Phased Retirement For Civilian Employees

The decision by the government’s largest department could prod other agencies into offering the nearly four-year-old benefit to eligible workers.

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Ballparking Your Retirement Benefit

A quick guide to estimating your retirement income.

Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., asked OPM for data.

Former TSA Executive’s Excessive Bonuses Prompt Inquiry Into SES Awards

Senate Democrat wants OPM data on cash awards for top career officials, after it is revealed that the former TSA exec earned $90,000 in bonuses over 13 months.

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Senate Moves to Change Vets’ Preference in Federal Hiring

Defense authorization bill conferees will have to decide whether to include the change in the final version of the legislation.

Latest guidance on the issue comes just days after the terrorist attack at a gay club in Orlando, Fla., that killed 49 people and wounded at least 53.

Federal Contractor Guidance on Prohibiting LGBT Discrimination Arrives Amid Heated Congressional Debate

Rule implementing Obama executive order seeks to clarify new requirements and help contractors avoid sex and pay discrimination.

House Lawmakers Want You To Know They’ve Denied Themselves A Pay Raise Again

The long-standing freeze on members’ salaries is about to enter its eighth consecutive year.


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