Your 2009 federal pay raise, and the retiree COLA are safe and sound. But what about all those other pro-fed benefits Congress has been working on? The answer, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says, is that they haven’t been working very hard.
If you’re betting on who gets the most this coming January, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says to put your money on the pay raise horse, not the cost of living mule.
As you probably know, federal civilian employees are getting a 2 percent raise next year, while members of the military are getting a 2.9 percent raise. Federal News Radio Senior Correspondent Mike Causey has broken…
The low-ball 1.4 percent pay raise the White House has proposed for federal workers and military personnel may be a poker chip politicians will use over the summer. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey tells why the 2011 pay raise isn’t chiseled in stone.
Would freezing federal worker salaries help cut government costs? The Republican party is asking that question.
Is Congress going to make another attempt to freeze your salary? Does a bear schlep in the woods? Some experts tell Senior Correspondent Mike Causey it isn’t a question of if, but when.
Director John Berry has asked federal and private sector experts to come up with a formula to compare public and private sector salaries. He says the government has a perception problem that needs to be fixed. Two senators introduce provisions to freeze federal pay and the number of employees.
This week, Mike Causey talks with Dan Adcock, legislative director of the National Active Retired Federal Employees, about where legislation is in the House that would allow you to move unused annual leave into your TSP after leaving federal service. Then, Randy Erwin of the National Federation of Federal Employees talks about why some in Congress are keen on freezing federal pay and benefits. Encore presentation
Jessica Klement of the Federal Managers Association joins Federal News Radio Senior Correspondent Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to discuss why she and her organization think it’s only a matter of time before more feds telecommute.
Is there a pay raise in your immediate future? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says while it’s on target its fate is tied to the economy, the political climate and maybe a few dozen about to be lame-duck members of Congress.