Congress is further along in the annual appropriations process than it usually is at this point in August, but that doesn’t mean contractors should drop planning for the possibility of a government shutdown.
The 2019 National Defense Authorization Act is mostly about Defense Department matters but at more than 1,000 pages it contains provisions for all federal agencies.
The Senate is returning to Washington this week instead of going on its scheduled recess. But will it actually get anything done?
As the Trump administration considers civil service modernization, those who helped craft the original Civil Service Reform Act say the White House could do the same thing in 2018 that they did in 1978, with a few exceptions.
The White House Postal Task Force has yet to publicly release its recommendations on restructuring the Postal Service, but a Senate committee will soon shed more light on those plans.
Are you retiring at the first opportunity? Or are you planning to work extra because you like the job or your coworkers and want to build your annuity?
Federal News Radio reporters Nicole Ogrysko and Jory Heckman join host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to discuss what’s happening and not happening with pay, shutdowns and appropriations on Capitol Hill.
If the surprise pay raise approved by the Senate makes it through the White House, what would it put in your wallet? We’re looking at what’s happening and not happening with pay, shutdowns and appropriations on Capitol Hill.
It’s a long way from clear whether the bills the Senate comes up with will be acceptable to the House – or to President Trump, who’s been flirting with the idea of another government shutdown.
Instead of “essential” and nonessential,” the labels “emergency” and “nonemergency”are being used more to describe which feds have to work in the event of a government shutdown, whether from bad storms or blustering in the White House
After a lackluster first year in its Cyber Direct Commissioning program, the Army is hoping a combination of higher pay and better marketing will let it attract more candidates from industry, academia.
Today the House is in recess until after Labor Day. Proposed changes in FERS, which would require you to pay 6 percent more for the benefit while cost of living adjustments would be eliminated for retirees, seem less urgent.
In today’s Federal Newscast, an amendment in the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act calls for investigating whether military or defense leaders found guilty of sexual assault or harassment should retain their security clearances.
With a possible governmentwide shutdown just 58 days away, survivors of previous time-outs are remembering how they coped, if they were ordered not to work, or to go to work without the guarantee of getting paid.