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Biden to Sign $15 Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Workers
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Biden to Sign $15 Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is set to sign an executive order to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour for federal contractors, providing a pay bump to hundreds of thousands of workers.Biden administration officials said ahead of... Read More

Employment
Federal Workers Can Press Back Pay Case Over 2019 Shut Down
2020-12-03 15:10:42
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Thousands of federal employees can proceed with a class act in which they claim they were forced to work without pay during the 35-day partial government shutdown that extended from late 2018 to early 2019. “The claims brought... Read More

Employment
New Bill Seeks to Safeguard Federal Workers’ Annual Leave
2020-10-05 20:20:18
by Sara Wilkerson

Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Wash., and his House colleagues recently introduced the Federal Worker Leave Fairness Act of 2020, legislation that will allow all federal workers to carry over their earned annual leave received during the coronavirus pandemic. Approximately 2 million... Read More

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White House Outlines Strategy for Federal Agencies Resuming Operations
2020-04-22 18:39:24
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Federal workers hoping for some clarity on when and how they will return to work in their offices got a hint on Monday, when the White House released its framework for gradually reopening the federal government. The framework,... Read More

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