NALC: House and Senate lawmakers introduce pay-increase legislation

House and Senate lawmakers introduce pay-increase legislation Last week, both the House and Senate introduced the Federal Adjustment of Income Rates (FAIR) Act (H.R. 304 and S.164), which seeks to provide a 3.8 percent pay increase for non-postal federal employees in Fiscal Year 2016.   H.R. 304’s original co-sponsors include: Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) Rep. […]

GAO report to Issa on USPS’s plans to manage size and cost of workforce

(November 13, 2014) The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued the following report: “U.S. POSTAL SERVICE –Status of Workforce Reductions and Related Planning Efforts.” Report to the Chairman Darrell Issa, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives note: Some of the excerpts from report are out of sequence GAO was asked to […]

Congressmen letter request GAO to study morale of Federal Workforce

@RepCummings @GerryConnolly @RepLynch Request @usgao Study To Further Enhance Effectiveness of Fed Workforce Washington, D.C. (Mar. 27, 2014)—Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Rep. Stephen Lynch, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service, and the Census, and Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, […]

Obama Proposes 2-Year Pay Freeze For All Civilian Federal Employees

The White House has issued the following “Fact Sheet: Cutting the Deficit by Freezing Federal Employee Pay” Because of the irresponsibility of the past decade, the President inherited a $1.3 trillion projected deficit upon taking office and an economic crisis that threatened to put the nation into a second Great Depression. He moved quickly to […]

Congressman Darrell Issa Goes After Size of Federal Workforce

From Governemnt Executive Rep. Darrell Issa, the ranking member on the House Oversight and Government Reform, went after the size of the federal workforce in general this morning at the opening of a hearing on the sorry financial state of the Postal Service. He claimed that the Postal Service has “more or less” a third […]

House Subcommittee Approves Measures to Benefit Federal Employees

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 10 a.m. in room 2154 of the Rayburn House Office Building, the Subcommittee on held a business meeting and approved several priority pieces of legislation.   Introduced by Subcommittee Chairman Stephen F. Lynch (D-MA), H.R. 4489 will strengthen federal oversight of the prescription drug benefits available to […]