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If Congress decides to give you a 10 day furlough, would you want it one-day at a time or in all at once? We asked feds about furlough options and Senior Correspondent Mike Causey finds they have some very interesting, creative, thoughts on the subject.
When it returns for a post-election session, a grumpy, angry Congress may take up a proposal to furlough federal workers for up to two weeks next year. But Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wonders, is there another solution? Like maybe working holidays!
Groups representing federal workers, managers and executives are calling in a lot of IOUs. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says they're trying to keep Congress from freezing federal pay and furloughing workers.
From pay freeze proposals to furloughs, there are a lot of issues before Congress that could affect feds. This week on Your Turn, Mike interviews Charity Wilson from the American Federation of Government Employees and Jessica Klement from the Federal Managers Association, about what a lame duck Congress can do to federal workers and retirees.
September 22, 2010
We've all heard and read about greedy, ungrateful, overpaid and underworked federal employees. But just where are they? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says he's tapped the mother lode.
Are federal workers the driving force behind economic recovery, or are fat cat bureaucrats making things worse? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it depends on which set of factoids you read and believe.
Compared to the private sector, civil servants are a very different breed of cat, as Senior Correspondent Mike Causey explains.
Agency said latest statistics find on average federal employees make 22 percent less than their private sector counterparts. Sheldon Friedman, chairman of the Federal Prevailing Rate Advisory Committee, says recent news stories about feds making more than the private sector do not accurately depict the data.
According to Senior Correspondent Mike Causey, the F-word is being heard more and more each day in federal agencies. What it means, Mike says, is don't quit your daytime job.