Pay & Benefits

House GOP Group Envisions Massive Changes to Civil Service in Budget Proposal

The Republican Study Committee plan reiterates White House compensation proposals, and guts federal employee protections.

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Democratic Senators Demand Swift Resolution to Snafu That Left Some Feds With High Tax Bills

A provision of last year’s tax code overhaul left employees on the hook for relocation expenses.

Management Chief: Trump Administration Will Renew Push for Performance Pay Fund

In an interview with NextGov, OMB Deputy Director for Management Margaret Weichert said the Trump administration would push for civil service reform legislation.


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Change is coming at an exponential rate.

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Many Lose Jobs After National Park Service Changes Interpretation of Seasonal Work Rule

Employees say a new policy barring people from working multiple seasonal jobs in a year is being applied inconsistently and retroactively.

Is OPM's New Weather Policy the 'Natural Progression' of Telework?

Advocate urges careful roll-out of policy requiring remote workers to remain on the job during inclement weather.

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Where Benefits Are Today

The state of the federal retirement system.

OMB Director Mick Mulvaney testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee Wednesday.

OMB Chief Defends Pay Freeze, Pay for Performance

In House testimony, Mulvaney sets May time frame for release of agency reorganization plans.

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IG: OPM Needs Contingency Plan for Long-Term Care Insurance

The market of potential long-term care insurance providers has drastically shrunk since the federal program's establishment, auditors say.

The Chemical Safety Board, which is on Trump's chopping block, investigated the April 2013 fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas.

Employees At a Small Agency Trump Wants to Abolish Move Toward Unionization

Chemical Safety Board employees also seek to protect themselves against job title changes and telework cutbacks.