Erich Wagner joins the podcast to discuss the latest in federal workforce news.
In a November 30 letter to Senator Richard Shelby, OMB chief Russell Vought confirmed that the White House supports a civilian pay freeze as proposed in the Senate’s omnibus spending bill. Vought cited budgetary constraints, particularly in light of the pandemic. The news about the freeze comes on the heels of a fall and winter of Schedule F-related news around the administration, as well as President Donald Trump’s November election loss.
Erich Wagner covers the workforce and pay and benefits beat for us at GovExec. He joined the podcast to discuss the latest news on Schedule F and the White House’s stance on the pay freeze.