If you’re a federal employee who’s worried about new threats to your pay, benefits, retirement and workplace rights, you are not alone. A large slice of the federal workforce is just as apprehensive as you are.
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Here are some facts on federal pay and why federal workers like you need and deserve a fair pay raise from Congress. Feel free to share them with friends, family, coworkers and elected representatives.
The stories of federal government employees and what they accomplish will amaze and inspire you. Every story could be its own miniseries.
OPM payscale and reducing the number of federal employees, the fact of the matter is that federal employment is actually on a rise, and so are federal wages.
If you’re a new fed, or even an established fed, you’ve probably heard a ton about your options to begin saving for your retirement. And it’s all generally confusing. Not to mention, there are a lot of financial decisions you’ll be making in addition to how, when, or how much to save for retirement. How… Read more »
As an employee of the Federal Government, it is likely that you have access to life insurance coverage through the Federal Employees’ Group Life Insurance, or FEGLI, program.
The U.S. Congress has done it again. On Friday the House of Representatives voted to reject a long overdue end to the two-year old federal pay freeze. In effect, Congress is punishing federal civil servants for serving the public. It should be evident by now that federal employees have been castigated too much, for too… Read more »
Later today the House will vote on a plan to effectively lift the debt limit for four months, removing, or at least postponing, the threat of default. The bill, HR 325, temporarily extends the debt limit without seeking any concessions on spending, and allows Republicans a way to avoid having to actually cast a vote… Read more »
With the 2012 Presidential Election now behind us, a host of key issues affecting federal employees nationwide are once again front and center. Following is a post-election primer presenting a snapshot of five key issue areas for Feds during President Obama’s second term. To watch the President’s acceptance speech, click here. 1) Sequestration & Fiscal… Read more »
Could your agency be doing a better job fostering diversity during the hiring process? Or maybe your agency does a good job recruiting diverse candidates but struggles with retention or employee development. While there are already structures in place to promote fair hiring, the White House wants the Federal workforce to become “a model of… Read more »