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Fighting furloughs and freezes

NARFE's Jessica Klement and Sean Reilly and Stephen Losey from the Federal Times, will discuss pending legislation on Capitol Hill, that affects federal workers.
March 20, 2013

Tags: pay and benefits , pay freeze , budget battle , sequestration , furloughs , NARFE , Jessica Klement , Sean Reilly , Stephen Losey , Federal Times , Mike Causey , Your Turn

Wednesday - 03/20/2013, 07:03pm EDT
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Will federal pay freeze rear its head again?

With the House postponing a vote on extending the federal pay freeze, feds are back on course to get a slight pay increase in March for the first time in two years. But Andrew Biggs, a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and an expert on public-sector compensation, says that the pressing budget issues the government faces means the issue of federal pay probably isn't going anywhere.

Tags: pay and benefits , In Depth , Francis Rose , pay , Andrew Biggs , AEI , Colleen Kelley , NTEU , Jack Moore

Monday - 02/04/2013, 07:49pm EST
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Feds work a month less per year than private sector, Heritage report finds

The report found federal employees work on average of 38.7 hours a week, compared with 41.4 hours per week in the private sector. That difference adds up to 3.8 fewer weeks per year feds work.

Tags: pay and benefits , Heritage Foundation , CBO , pay freeze , Bureau of Labor Statistics

Thursday - 09/13/2012, 10:30am EDT

The GSA, sequestration, and more

Federal News Radio's Jason Miller will talk about a recent confrontation between a GSA official and an agent in the Inspector General's office. Steve Losey and Andy Medici from the Federal Times will discuss the pay debate and other issues affecing federal workers.
September 5, 2012

Tags: pay and benefits , Federal News Radio , Jason Miller , GSA , inspector general , Federal Times , Stephen Losey , Andy Medici , sequestration , Department of Veterans Affairs , Your Turn , Mike Causey

Wednesday - 09/05/2012, 06:55pm EDT
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Overpaid feds bite back

If one expert told you your house was overpriced by 58 percent and another said it was undervalued by 28 percent, you might want to get a third opinion. Maybe a fourth too. And that's the gap between experts trying to figure out the federal vs. industry pay gap, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , pay and benefits , pay , workforce

Friday - 07/27/2012, 02:00am EDT

In Depth interviews - July 26

On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Ted Jung , Navy , Naval Sea Systems Command , Jim Lewis , CSIS , cyber bill , Robert Goldenkoff , GAO

Friday - 07/27/2012, 01:53am EDT

Studies 'prove' feds are either overpaid or underpaid

What would happen if you put six people in a dark room with an elephant, a rhino and a giant squid and gave them 30 seconds to describe what they discovered? Odds are, the survivors would give widely varying accounts, which may explain those studies showing you are both overpaid and underpaid, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , pay and benefits , pay , GAO , workforce

Thursday - 07/26/2012, 02:00am EDT

The FEW list

Janet Kopenhaver, Washington representative for Federally Employed Women, will talk about the impact of some bills pending in Congress that affect federal employees.
July 18, 2012

Tags: pay and benefits , Congress , Janet Kopenhaver , Federally Employed Women , Federal Times , Sean Reilly , pay freeze , FERS , FERS retirement program , FERS supplement , defined benefit , Mike Causey , Your Turn

Wednesday - 07/18/2012, 08:32pm EDT
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Should your dog see you sans pants?

Do your dog and your neighbors need to see you naked? Is the world a better place if the person next door or your brother in law, can go online and find out how much money Uncle Sam is paying you, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wonders. Does this amount to too much information?

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , pay and benefits , workforce

Monday - 05/21/2012, 02:00am EDT

In the federal pay debate, 1 + 1 doesn't always equal 2

Researchers are struggling to agree on the best method for comparing public and private sector compensation. Some analysts say the use of differing methods results in wildly varied conclusions.

Tags: pay , pay and benefits , workforce , Andrew Biggs , Rex Facer , Federal Salary Council , American Enterprise Institute , CBO , Ruben Gomez

Thursday - 06/14/2012, 05:24am EDT
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