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Amid widespread decline, fed membership in unions down slightly

Of the more than 3.5 million workers employed by the federal government in 2012, about 956,000 - or 26.9 percent - were members of unions, according to the BLS data. That's a slight decline from 2011, when 28.1 percent of federal workers were union members.

Tags: workforce , unions , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 01/23/2013, 03:36pm EST

CBO: Feds earn 16 percent more in pay, benefits than private-sector workers

Federal employees are paid 16 percent more in total compensation a combination of pay and benefits than their private-sector counterparts, according to a new Congressional Budget Office report. The pay and benefits gap was not evident across the board, but stratified by educational attainment.

Tags: pay debate , pay and benefits , pay , Congress , CBO , American Enterprise Institute , Federal Salary Council , NTEU , Colleen Kelley , Jack Moore

Monday - 01/30/2012, 07:49pm EST

BLS: Public sector union membership 5 times higher than private sector

In 2011, more than 28 percent of federal employees were union members. That's in contrast to less than 7 percent of unionized employees in the private sector.

Tags: unions , Bill Fletcher , AFGE , Dennis Ross , official time

Monday - 01/30/2012, 10:45am EST

Which agency has the most read-able website?

Fergal McGovern, Visible Thread's CEO, talks about which government agency websites do a good job of relating complex information in a clear way.

Tags: Fergal McGovern , Visible Thread , CDC , USGS , NCI , Federal Railroad Administration , Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation , Internet , Federal Drive

Monday - 11/14/2011, 08:54am EST
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Public-private pay gap increases to 26 percent

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the pay gap is 26.3 percent, up from 24 percent last year.

Tags: pay and benefits , pay gap , Federal Salary Council , OPM , National Federation of Federal Employees , William Dougan , budget , pay debate

Friday - 11/04/2011, 06:14pm EDT

OPM Director John Berry wants end to Federal pay debate

His goal: to settle once and for all the question of whether federal employees are overpaid compared to the private sector.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , pay and benefits , John Berry , Tom Coburn , John Thune , OPM , Senior Executive Association , NAPA

Tuesday - 06/22/2010, 06:56pm EDT
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OPM wants to settle the fed salary debate

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.

Tags: pay and benefits , John Berry , Christine Griffin , Tom Coburn , John Thune , OPM , Senior Executive Association , NAPA , Administrative Conference of the U.S. , diversity , hiring reforms , pay raise , Jason Miller , Executive Update 2010

Thursday - 06/17/2010, 07:05am EDT
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Federal/Social Security COLA Stalling?

Federal, military and Social Security retirees were delighted last month when it appeared they were on track for a January cost of living adjustment of around 3.3 percent, but Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says living costs are down, believe it or not, and the COLA may be in danger of stalling.

Tags: Social Security , retirement , COLA , FERS , Mike Causey , Federal Report , CPI , chained CPI , pay and benefits

Monday - 07/18/2011, 02:01am EDT

Agencies employ 2.9 percent of people with disabilities

A new Bureau of Labor Statistics report provides the latest information on how the federal government compares with other industry in hiring persons with disabilities. The report comes as the White House and the Labor Department are pressing agencies and contractors to hire more persons with disabilities. New recruitment and hiring strategies are due in September.

Tags: pay and benefits , management , Labor , OMB , OPM , persons with a disability , Section 508 , federal hiring , Jason Miller

Thursday - 08/26/2010, 03:59pm EDT

Another No-Cal COLA for Retirees?

One in every six Americans gets a federal, military or Social Security retirement benefit that is linked to inflation. But what happens when their isn't any inflation? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey sorts out the numbers.

Tags: pay and benefits , Mike Causey , COLA ,

Monday - 05/24/2010, 04:00am EDT
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