A Republican proposal that would pay for a one-year extension of the expiring payroll tax cut by extending the current federal employee pay freeze by three years—and cutting the size of the federal workforce—failed last night in the Senate
The Veterans Affairs Department appears to be handing out millions of dollars in retention incentive payments to thousands of employees without adequate justifications, according to a new audit.
The Defense Finance and Accounting Service said that online and mail delivery of 2011 tax statements for military service members, military retirees and federal civilian employees paid by DFAS will begin by mid-December.
A proposal that would pay for a one-year extension of the payroll tax cut by extending the current federal employee pay freeze by three years—and cutting the size of the federal workforce—is drawing sharp criticism.
The U.S. Postal Service and two of its unions last week continued work on new labor agreements after the parties agreed to extend negotiations following expiration of the unions’ contracts.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics on Nov. 4 reported to the Federal Salary Council that the gap between federal and private-sector pay has increased to 26.3 percent.
Cuts in compensation could shrink the federal talent pool, the director of the Congressional Budget Office tells the supercommittee.
The Senior Executive Association has come out with yet another communication from feds against the massive budget-cutting that most observers feel is going to come out of the Joint Select Comittee on Deficit Reduction, better known as the supercommittee.
The Federal-Postal Coalition sent the congressional supercommittee a letter in recent days, pressing the case that -- as far as deficit reduction goes -- federal employees already gave at the office.
A coalition representing 4.6 million federal and postal workers and annuitants has sent a letter to the deficit reduction supercommittee urging the panel to reject proposals that would put further strains on the federal workforce.