Federal employees on the road for work-related travel could see their per diem dining dollars stretch a little further in fiscal 2019.
President Donald Trump has signed a $716 billion defense policy bill named for Sen. John McCain after delivering remarks that failed to mention the ailing senator
Many experts say that the current bull market began in March 2009 and if it lasts through this month it will be the longest in history. Others say it didn’t start until much, much later.
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.
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
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.
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.
In today’s Federal Newscast, new analysis shows significant regulatory activity has fallen 74 percent since the new team took office.
Yesterday Mike Causey asked people to revisit the ghosts of shutdowns past and remember how they handled the financial and emotional strain. Shutdowns can be traumatic financially, but some feds said they turned them into a vacation.
The Senate included a 1.9 percent federal pay raise in a series of four appropriations bills, which it passed Wednesday. The Senate proposal differs from both the House version and the White House’s recommendation.
Thanks to the FERS, CSRS and Social Security retirement programs, some feds will have guaranteed lifetime payments worth $1 million to $2 million. Are you one of them? If not, what can you do to reach your retirement goals? Find out when attorney Thomas J. O’Rourke joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. August 1, 2018
Thanks to the Federal Employees Retirement System, the Civil Service Retirement System and Social Security retirement programs many people in the federal government will have guaranteed lifetime payments worth $1 to $2 million.
Is there a federal pay raise in your future? And what’s the status of legislation to reform the Federal Employees Retirement System? Find out when Federal News Radio reporter Nicole Ogrysko joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. July 25, 2018