The Air Force alone is dealing with a shortage of more than 600 pilots. The service is having trouble competing with airlines that can pay pilots more.
Working for the federal government used to be a good gig, but now, there are some definite downsides or at least uncertainties.
The full 2018 budget proposal could include a 1.9 percent pay raise for federal employees. This number is in line with the annual pay adjustment formula set under Title 5 of the U.S. Code for most federal employees under the General Schedule. The President can ultimately choose to differ from this formula and must tell Congress of his alternative by Sept. 1.
Federal Headlines reports that the Trump administration will be announcing a 1.9 percent pay raise for civilian employees.
House Armed Services Committee aides say they want to keep a close eye on the personnel reforms put in place by the 2017 NDAA.
Tammy Flanagan with the National Institute of Transition Planning joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to discuss Uncle Sam’s alphabet-soup federal benefits program for workers and retirees. March 22, 2017
Federal News Radio reporter Nicole Ogrysko and Carol Bonosaro, retired president of the Senior Executives Association join host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to discuss the federal hiring freeze and five to eight bills in Congress that could affect feds if they become law. February 15, 2017
If offered $25,000 to retire from your government job, would you take it? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says for most federal workers, probably not.
Federal News Radio reporter Nicole Ogrysko joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to discuss the federal hiring freeze, possible changes in the FEHBP program, and the slight downturn in the number of retirements. January 8, 2017
The Agriculture Department’s National Finance Center, which provides payroll for 650,000 federal employees, has initiated its continuity of operations plan after New Orleans was hit by severe weather.
Wonder what the new administration has in store for your pay and benefits? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it will be the same-old-same-old, except maybe not.
This year, NARFE and other groups believe they will face a hard fight protecting feds and retirees from changes in their health program.
Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) is once again reintroducing the Federal Adjustment of Income Rates (FAIR) Act. This time, Connolly’s bill proposes a 3.2 percent pay raise for federal employees in 2018.
J. David Cox, national president of AFGE, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access to discuss federal workers will be affected by pay and hiring freezes imposed by President Donald Trump. February 3, 2017
Most people expect a raise when they get a promotion. But for some feds in 2017, thanks to salary compression, that’s not the case.