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Self plus one and more

AFGE's public policy director Jacqueline Simon explains why her organization is opposed to the self plus one plan, and Sean Reilly and Andy Medici from the Federal Times will discuss what's ahead for feds and retirees in 2014.
December 18, 2013 (Encore presentations December 25, 2013 and January 1, 2014)

Tags: pay and benefits , FEHBP , self plus one , AFGE , Sean Reilly , Andy Medici , Federal Times , mike causey , Your Turn

Wednesday - 12/18/2013, 06:16pm EST

Pentagon orders planning for civilian furloughs, other cutbacks

Defense Deputy Secretary Ashton Carter told DoD components Thursday to draw up plans for full-year continuing resolution, plus sequestration. The approach to deal with across-the-board cuts would be to freeze civilian hiring, cut training, travel and conferences and reduce business technology expenditures.

Tags: DoD , Congress , DoD budget , sequestration , Ashton Carter , Martin Dempsey , Workforce , furloughs , AFGE , Jared Serbu , Leon Panetta

Friday - 01/11/2013, 05:42am EST

NSPS Rollback Hopes and Fears

Did you ever hear of a GS 14 step 15? Some feds say that's what the National Security Personnel System created, and they love it. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey discusses the rise and fall of the loved-hated NSPS program.

Tags: pay and benefits , mike causey , NSPS , GS , AGFE , Rebecca Schreiber

Wednesday - 05/26/2010, 04:00am EDT

What's Happening on The Hill?

September 9th, 2009 - Jacqueline Simon, director of Public Policy for the American Federation of Government Employees, and federal benefits expert John Elliott join Mike. Ms. Simon will discuss the federal pay raise, FERS flu, NSPS, and changes to hiring rules while Mr. Elliott explains how some people may be losing money by continuing to work!

Tags: P&B , AFGE , John Elliott , mike causey

Wednesday - 09/09/2009, 10:13am EDT

OPM's Berry calls expanded benefits just the 'first step'

Administration working with lawmakers to give full federal benefits to domestic partners. Employee union calls sick leave change real progress.

Tags: pay and benefits , John Berry , Sen. Joseph Lieberman , Rep. Tammy Baldwin , OPM , White House , AFGE , domestic partner benefits , sick leave , Long-term insurance , Anti-discrimination law

Wednesday - 06/17/2009, 08:07pm EDT