HHS has begun distributing statements to Office of Refugee Resettlement Field Specialists itemizing how much back pay and liquidated damages each specialist is owed under an NTEU Fair Labor Standards Act settlement and arbitration award.
Today, the House passed H. Con. Res. 71, a budget resolution for FY 2018.
Today, the House passed a Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget resolution (H. Con. Res. 71) by a vote of 219-206 that directs the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform to produce at least $32 billion in cuts. This committee primarily has jurisdiction over federal employee benefit programs, which is where these cuts would need to come from, translating into federal employee benefit reductions. Continue reading “House Passes Budget Resolution; Senate Considers Budget Resolution”