Members of Congress Send Letters in Support of Fiscal Year 2019 Pay Increase

Following the President’s August 30 Letter to Freeze Pay, large numbers of Members of Congress are joining in sending letters supporting a pay increase for federal workers in 2019.

$100 bill frozen in a cube of iceFollowing the President’s letter last week to formally implement the January 2019 federal employee pay freeze as called for in his Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 budget request released to Congress in February, over 150 Members of Congress are sending letters in support of providing federal workers a pay increase in 2019.

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Resources for Upcoming 2018 Open Season

The Office of Personnel Management has announced the dates for the 2018 Open Season, where individuals can make changes to health care, dental, and vision benefits, and set up Flexible Spending Accounts.

selective focus photography of open signageThe upcoming Open Season, where federal employees and retirees can make changes to their health, dental, and vision insurance benefits for calendar year 2019, and where employees can enroll in Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), will be held from November 12, 2018, through December 10, 2018. Continue reading “Resources for Upcoming 2018 Open Season”

Letter from Congress Requesting Details from the Administration on its Plans Post-Court Ruling for Agencies to Properly Engage with Labor Organizations and Employees

The Ranking Member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has sent a letter to the administration requesting the plan to bring agencies into compliance with federal labor relations laws.

Representative Elijah E. Cummings
Representative Elijah E. Cummings

The Ranking Member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD), has sent a joint letter to the Directors of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). Continue reading “Letter from Congress Requesting Details from the Administration on its Plans Post-Court Ruling for Agencies to Properly Engage with Labor Organizations and Employees”