Most Read: Politics

Federal Eye
Posted at 06:15 PM ET, 12/09/2011

Federal unions oppose House GOP payroll tax plan

NTEU PResident Colleen M. Kelley, far left, speaks during a “Proud to Work for America” rally in support of the federal workforce in July in New York. (Mary Altaffer - AP)
Colleague Felicia Sonmez has the latest on federal workers unions opposed to a payroll tax package unveiled by Republican leaders Friday that they say would make “huge cuts to federal employee pay and benefits.”

In a letter sent to House members on Friday, National Treasury Employees Union President Colleen M. Kelley wrote that the House GOP plan “would unfairly target the federal workforce for further sacrifice to pay for an extension of the payroll tax holiday, which ironically many federal workers are not eligible for.”

Read more at Felicia’s blog, 2Chambers.

Follow Ed O’Keefe on Twitter: @edatpost

By  |  06:15 PM ET, 12/09/2011

Categories:  Congress, Workplace Issues

Read what others are saying

    © 2011 The Washington Post Company