Federal Employee News

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Will Federal Workers get paid?

Article Title: The priority list: Who will get paid if government defaults?

Snippet of Article: "...Likely losers: federal workers in jobs deemed non-essential, private contractors and state and local governments. ..."

Source: www.siliconvalley.com

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Another post office closure study (List of offices provided)

Article Title: Postal Service Takes Next Step in Optimizing Retail Network

Snippet of Article: "...the U.S. Postal Service announced today that it will be taking the next step in right-sizing its expansive retail network by conducting studies of approximately 3,700 retail offices to determine customer needs...."

Source: usps.com

Here is the list Expanded Access study list

Monday, July 25, 2011

FAA Employees to be Furloughed

Article Title: Thousands of FAA Employees to be Furloughed

Snippet of Article: "...The furloughs come as Congress can't agree on an extension of the agency's funding...."

Source: www.myfoxdc.com

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Will a government shutdown result if the debt ceiling is not raised?

Article Title: Federal workers ask for information on possible government shutdown

Snippet of Article: "...federal workers have written to the administration to find out who will be expendable..."

Source: thehill.com

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Fear of potential shifts in federal government retirement benefits

Article Title: Change in COLA Formula Opposed

Snippet of Article: "...NARFE and other federal employee-focused organizations, however, fear potential shifts in federal government retirement benefits...."

Source: www.washingtonpost.com federal government retirement benefits

Thursday, July 7, 2011

1.6 percent pay increase for service personnel for 2012 on track

Article Title: Defense Budget Increase Sailing Through House

Snippet of Article: "...In addition to a 1.6 percent pay increase for service personnel, the fine print of the bill includes dozens of projects favored by individual legislators whose districts benefit from Pentagon spending...."

Source: gooznews.com