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Raise or no raise? The Senate Appropriations Committee last summer approved a 1.4 percent pay raise for federal workers. This is now up in the air as the lame duck Congress sits down.
The shattered lame duck session of the 111th Congress has limped back in town with lots of homework to complete in a short time. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it includes the federal pay raise (if any), job security issues, $250 payments for retirees and a new TSP perk.
What does the sea change election mean for federal workers? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says possibilities include a diet-pay raise, possible furloughs with White House backing and a new effort to get rid of poor performers.
Will the big changes in Congress mean big changes for federal employees? Bill Bransford, general counsel for the Senior Executives Association, joins Mike Causey for this week's Your Turn.
November 3, 2010
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A partial shift in power on the Hill means committee chairmanships will change in the House but not in the Senate. A variety of issues from the federal budget to telework, and federal pay and regulatory policies will be re-examined.
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The first unofficial holiday of the government's fiscal year, Halloween, is traditionally the time when horrible job-related rumors are revived. After scaring many federal workers and retirees the scary stuff always goes away. But Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says this year things may be different.
A report from Congressional Research Service reports on increases in federal pay and pension since 1969.
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.
Is there a pay raise in your immediate future? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says while it's on target its fate is tied to the economy, the political climate and maybe a few dozen about to be lame-duck members of Congress.
This week, Mike Causey talks with Dan Adcock, legislative director of the National Active Retired Federal Employees, about where legislation is in the House that would allow you to move unused annual leave into your TSP after leaving federal service. Then, Randy Erwin of the National Federation of Federal Employees talks about why some in Congress are keen on freezing federal pay and benefits.