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Report: Most Furloughed Feds to Get Back Pay Next Week

Retroactive pay for most federal employees who were furloughed during the 16-day government shutdown will reflect on their Oct. 25 paycheck, GovExec reported Thursday. Kellie Lunney writes the some workers might have to wait until after that date because paycheck issuances depend on an agency’s payroll provider. The Defense Finance …

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House OKs Pay Freeze for Lawmakers, Federal Workers

The House voted late Monday to freeze the salaries of lawmakers and nearly 2 million federal government employees for the rest of fiscal year 2013, the Washington Post reports. Ed O’Keefe writes the bill, passed 287-to-129 as part of the fiscal cliff compromise, blocks a half-percent cost-of-living pay increase for …

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Senate OKs Six-Month Funding Extension, Bill Goes to President

The Senate voted Saturday to approve a six-month stopgap measure, extending funding for the federal government through March 27, 2013, GovExec reports. According to Kellie Lunney’s article, the measure sets fiscal year 2013 funding at $1.047 trillion, the level mandated by the 2011 Budget Control Act. The House approved the measure …

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OPM Forming New Phased Retirement Structure

The Office of Personnel Management has released new details about a new program that would let federal employees eligible for retirement switch to part-time work, the Washington Post reports. According to Eric Yoder‘s report, participating employees would receive a prorated partial salary and annuity, based on the amount of time …

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OFPP Admin Says Fed Contractor Work Bill Promotes Insourcing

A recent bill that would limit contractors’ from completing work that is considered an inherently governmental job “sweeps away sensible and thoughtful,” Office of Federal Procurement Policy Administrator Dan Gordon said to Federal Computer Week. The bill that Gordon, senators and White House officials seem to be disagreeing on is …

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