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Senate passes retroactive mass-transit benefit for workers

The Senate passed a broad $41.6 billion program of tax breaks on Tuesday that will retroactively raise the monthly mass-transit subsidy to $250 per month for 2014. The extension of these tax breaks, however, will only last until the end of 2014.

Tags: Congress , House , House Ways and Means Committe , Dave Camp , Colleen Kelley , Jory Heckman , mass-transit benefit , tax breaks , budget , pay and benefits

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 05:36am EST

GAO raises concerns about quality of OPM official time data

GAO finds discrepancies in OPM data on union-related work by federal employees. OPM admits that official time reporting is not a priority.

Tags: workforce , official time , AFGE , OPM , Colleen Kelley , J. David Cox , Darrell Issa , Tom Coburn , Phil Gingrey , GAO , Elise Garofalo

Wednesday - 11/19/2014, 06:37pm EST

Issa, Ryan look to FERS reform

In a letter to the Congressional Budget Office director, Reps. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) expressed their interest to revamp the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). NTEU president Colleen Kelley said the reforms would simply raise costs for federal workers.

Tags: Paul Ryan , Darrell Issa , workforce , pay and benefits , Colleen Kelley , budget , retirement , Jory Heckman

Friday - 11/07/2014, 11:23am EST

NTEU looks for allies among freshmen members of Congress

Now that the final votes have been counted in the 2014 midterm elections, Colleen Kelley, president of the National Treasury Employees Union, said she's hoping that some new members will fight for the interests of government workers.

Tags: Colleen Kelley , midterm elections , Barbara Comstock , Donald Beyer , Frank Wolf , James Moran , workforce , Eleanor Holmes Norton , sequestration , Barbara Mikulski , Hal Rogers , Jory Heckman , management , budget

Thursday - 11/06/2014, 11:56am EST
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Colleen Kelley, President, National Treasury Employees Union

The campaigning is done and the votes are in. Republicans will soon gain control of the Senate for the first time since 2007, and they've widened their lead in the House. So what can feds expect from their newly elected officials? Colleen Kelley, president of the National Treasury Employees Union, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to share her perspective.

Tags: Colleen Kelley , Senate , House , election , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , workforce , Congress

Thursday - 11/06/2014, 08:37am EST
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Colleen Kelley, President, National Treasury Employees Union

A continuing resolution to fund the federal government through Dec. 11 now has President Barack Obama's signature. It prevents a full government shutdown from kicking in on Oct. 1, but it doesn't do much else for federal employees. Colleen Kelley is president of the National Treasury Employees Union. On In Depth with Francis Rose, she analyzed the impact of the CR for her members.

Tags: Colleen Kelley , continuing resolution , In Depth

Monday - 09/22/2014, 04:16pm EDT
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Positive PR for feds

Colleen Kelley, president of the National Treasury Employees Union will discuss a new website that educates people about the federal government.
September 19, 2014

Tags: workforce , Colleen Kelley , federal workforce , federal hiring , www.theyworkforus.org , IRS scandal , VA scandal , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 09/19/2014, 09:04pm EDT
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Positive PR for feds

Colleen Kelley, president of the National Treasury Employees Union will discuss a new website that educates people about the federal government.
August 29, 2014

Tags: workforce , Colleen Kelley , federal workforce , federal hiring , www.theyworkforus.org , IRS scandal , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access , VA scandal

Friday - 08/29/2014, 09:04pm EDT
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Colleen Kelley, President, National Treasury Employees Union

A career in the federal workforce might not be the coolest thing to kids. That's one finding from a new survey by the National Treasury Employees Union. It found only 37 percent of parents polled encourage their kids to go into government. Now, NTEU is starting a campaign to change that. President Colleen Kelley joined Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to discuss the new survey.

Tags: Colleen Kelley , workforce , hiring , young feds , recruitment

Friday - 08/08/2014, 08:55am EDT
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Rep. Edwards proposes restoring lower retirement contributions for feds

Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.) introduced a bill Thursday that would reduce the amount new federal employees must pay toward their government pensions. The National Treasury Employees Union and the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association support the legislation, which would repeal the last two increases in retirement contributions.

Tags: retirement , retirement contributions , FERS , NARFE , Colleen Kelly , Joseph Beaudoin , Congress , Donna Edwards , Stephanie Wasko , workforce , pay and benefits

Friday - 08/01/2014, 03:34pm EDT
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