Federal Employee News

Friday, August 31, 2018

Trump freezes federal worker pay, citing 'serious economic conditions'

Trump freezes federal worker pay, citing 'serious economic conditions'

Snippet of Article: "...freeze the pay of federal workers next year, saying the nation can't afford the 2.1% raises... in addition to specific increases in high-cost cities called 'locality pay'..."

Source: www.usatoday.com

Trump Legacy, 2019 Federal Employee Pay Raise, 2019 Federal Worker Pay Freeze, Locality Pay 2019,

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

The US Postal Service Released A Former CIA Officer’s Security Application To A Republican Group

The US Postal Service Released A Former CIA Officer’s Security Application To A Republican Group

Snippet of Article: "...The decision by USPS to release the unredacted document was unusual, FOIA and security clearance expert Bradley Moss, an attorney with Mark S. Zaid, P.C., told BuzzFeed News. The SF-86 form is an extensive and probing questionnaire...government. “Someone at the USPS FOIA office is getting fired,” Moss said. “If they truly managed to release this file without noticing the Standard Form 86 paperwork in the file, there is justifiable cause to fire that FOIA officer.” “SF-86 paperwork is categorically privacy-protected..."

Source: www.buzzfeednews.com

USPS FOIA office, Standard Form 86,

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Judge derails efforts to curb federal employee unions

Judge derails Trump’s efforts to curb federal employee unions

Snippet of Article: "...In their legal complaint, the unions argued that the executive orders were illegal because federal law requires these rules to be negotiated between government agencies and the unions that represent their workers. The complaint said that the president lacks the authority to override federal law..."

Source: www.seattletimes.com

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Buyouts Announced: Labor Relations Board to Offer Buyouts, Early Retirement

Labor Relations Board to Offer Buyouts, Early Retirement

Snippet of Article: "...The National Labor Relations Board announced this month that it is offering buyouts and early retirement to some of its employees as part of an effort to rebalance its staff. In a press release August 7..."

Source: www.govexec.com

Buyouts, Early Retirement, VSIP, VERA,

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

The United States Census: Stories Behind the Numbers

The United States Census: Stories Behind the Numbers

Various stories derived from the census numbers.

Source: www.census.gov

United States Census

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

COLA, yes — pay raise? Maybe

COLA, yes — pay raise? Maybe

Snippet of Article: "...With two months left to go in the inflation-tracker-countdown federal, military and Social Security retirees are on track for a raise of 2.7 percent. Maybe more? That COLA is not subject to action by Congress or the White House..."

Source: federalnewsradio.com

COLA