If you’re a retired fed, odds are you wear glasses, which Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says you’re gonna need to see your next cost-of-living adjustment.
The Office of Personnel Management and the Office of Management and Budget released guidance on raising the bonus award caps for senior executives, senior level and senior professional and scientific federal employees, and recommended tying bonuses more closely to performance, including the use of smaller bonuses for specific contributions throughout the year.
A conservative think-tank says federal pay and benefits don’t line up with what’s offered in the private sector, and seek to cut $333 billion in personnel costs over the next decade.
President Barack Obama signed the MEGABYTE Act into law, and GSA released two new shared services offerings to keep the “slow” summer months hopping.
The Air Force’s top enlisted officer is appealing to the Senate to reconsider its provision changing the Basic Allowance for Housing.
The American Postal Workers Union concluded a two year contract negotiation, securing pay raises, Cost of Living Adjustments, job security commitments and more for its members.
The Homeland Security Department says a new cyber hiring authority is giving it an opportunity to create federal workforce of the future. Angela Bailey, DHS chief human capital officer, said she envisions a future where employees can more easily move back and forth between government and the private sector.
NARFE’s Jessica Klement and John Hatton join host Mike Causey on the first half of today’s Your Turn to discuss reforms to the Windfall Elimination Provision or WEP. Later in the show. Brig. Gen. Mike Meese (Ret.) will talk about what’s pending in the Defense Authorization Act and a change to the military TSP plan. July 6, 2016
As deadlines come and go, OPM answered some frequently asked questions about an executive order, signed in 2015, that mandated reforms to the Senior Executive Service.
The Bipartisan Policy Center is forming a task force to tackle the tough military personnel issues.
Short-staffed and often criticized, the TSA aims to improve training for airport screeners.
A Federal News Radio survey found the majority of federal employees under the age of 35 indicated an interest in staying in federal service. Many millennials said their passion for public service and their agencies’ missions were the main drivers behind their decision to stay in government.
Burdened by student debt, the youngest federal employees are entering the workforce later than their predecessors. As part of a Federal News Radio special report, What Millennials Really Want from Federal Service, most young employees said they’d prefer to stay in government, as long as they have opportunities to develop their skills, careers and benefits.
The 2017 federal pay raise is looking good, but Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says retirees are still in limbo concerning their January cost-of-living adjustment.
Federal employees will not be able to submit new Flexible Spending Account claims for health care or dependent care for a month this summer, starting July 30.