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President Trump has signed a bill guaranteeing that federal workers sent home unpaid due to the partial government shutdown will receive retroactive pay--which already had been assured for those who have continued to work without pay in shuttered agencies.

  • Jan 17, 2019

President Trump is expected to approve back pay for those sent home because of the partial government shutdown, once they go back to work.

  • Jan 11, 2019

Upcoming empty pay checks for 800,000 federal employees will mean missing a loan repayment for those who have borrowed against their Thrift Savings Plan retirement savings accounts, but they're not at immediate risk of default.

  • Jan 9, 2019

Send in your questions about budgeting on a furlough, applying for unemployment and navigating contract work with the federal government.

  • Jan 8, 2019

Congress still could vote in favor of providing a raise, but it would take effect only if Trump approves it.

  • Dec 29, 2018

A bill advancing in Congress to prevent a partial government shutdown doesn't provide for a federal employee raise in January after a bid to set a 1.9 percent increase was blocked, but proponents of a raise say they'll fight on — into next year, if necessary.

  • Dec 20, 2018

Pilot project to test retraining current federal employees to move into cybersecurity roles.

  • Dec 17, 2018

Most federal employees will be excused from work Wednesday as the government closes for the national day of mourning in honor of former President George H.W. Bush.

  • Dec 3, 2018

An advisory council concluded that the “pay gap” is somewhat smaller but split over whether to recommend changes.

  • Nov 14, 2018

The maximum for regular investments in the savings plan will increase by $500 from the current $18,500 while an additional amount allowed for those ages 50 and older will remain $6,000.

  • Nov 2, 2018
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