From pay freeze proposals to furloughs, there are a lot of issues before Congress that could affect feds. This week on Your Turn, Mike interviews Charity Wilson from the American Federation of Government Employees and Jessica Klement from the Federal Managers Association, about what a lame duck Congress can do to federal workers and retirees. September 22, 2010
Some of the items listed in the House Republicans’ Pledge to America directly affect federal employees. Politico’s Jonathan Allen rates the odds of success for some of the pledge’s items.
Last week Republicans proposed a hiring freezeof non-security federal workers. That’s just the latest GOP effort to target federal workers’ pay and hiring. So far these efforts haven’t gone far, but that could change with a GOP takeover of Congress after the mid-term elections, The Washington Post reports.
Tim McManus, vice president for education outreach at PPS, joined DorobekINSIDER to discuss what a freeze would mean for your agency.
How federal managers can prepare for furloughs, layoffs and hiring freezes from the Partnership for Public Service’s John Palguta.
A partial shift in power on the Hill means committee chairmanships will change in the House but not in the Senate. A variety of issues from the federal budget to telework, and federal pay and regulatory policies will be re-examined.
Will the big changes in Congress mean big changes for federal employees? Bill Bransford, general counsel for the Senior Executives Association, joins Mike Causey for this week’s Your Turn. November 3, 2010
Democratic insiders question if anything more than a stopgap spending measure and temporary extension of Bush-era tax cuts can pass. The Hill’s Molly Hooper brings us the latest.
Friday is supposed to be a slow news day so we’ll limit it to this: a 3 year pay freeze, 10 percent job cut, higher FEHBP premiums for retirees, lower benefits for future retirees and some other stuff. Interested? Check out Senior Correspondent Mike Causey’s federal report.
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