Category Archives: Compensation
WHITE HOUSE LISTS CHANGES IT’S SEEKING IN FEDERAL EMPLOYEE BENEFITS Fedweek.com posted a very readable piece about how the Biden White House wants to improve federal employee benefits. Thought you might be interested. Click here to leap to their article.
THE NEXT STEPS FOR COVID-TRIGGERED EDP/HDP We have no idea what is going on in the conference rooms of the lawyers who just lost the case that denies most feds the right to extra compensation based on prolonged exposure to … Continue reading
WHY DOESN’T YOUR UNION BARGAIN OVER MONEY? Although only a few federal employees bargaining units are allowed to negotiate over salaries, virtually all fed units are allowed to demand increases in indirect ways of increasing their members’ total compensation. We … Continue reading
NEW STUDY CONFIRMS AMERICAN WORKERS ARE GETTING RIPPED OFF Here is a very interesting article from New York magazine that should prove interesting to anyone wondering about the actual facts about how employees are doing economically today.
SAY “THANKS, BUT NO THANKS” TO BACK PAY FROM FSIP OR INTEREST ARBITRATORS- Part 2 Less than a month ago we posted an article warning the parties, but particularly unions, about the potential problems with asking the Panel or interest … Continue reading
EMPLOYEE GETS $666.00 IN BACK PAY TO EXPRESS MILK Unless someone has been hiding under a rock in a faraway land without electricity the last few years, they have heard that employers have to provide break time and other accommodations … Continue reading
A FEDERAL EMPLOYEE MAKES $6.4 MILLION And this guy wants to lower federal employee pensions. Read for yourself from the N. Y. Times.
FLRA UPHOLDS RETROACTIVE TRANSIT SUBSIDY AWARDS Arbitrator Suzanne R. Butler found that the Agency violated the parties’ collective-bargaining agreement by not retroactively paying qualified bargaining-unit employees’ mass-transit subsidies of up to $240 per month for the period from January 2012 … Continue reading
WHICH GS GRADES PAY BELOW THE MINIMUM WAGE? Thanks to SEIU and a few other justice-minded folks the City of Seattle has set the minimum wage at $15.00 an hour, giving over 100,000 workers around the city a raise. While … Continue reading
HOW TO AVOID EXCESSIVELY LONG TRAVEL DAYS Here are the facts as recently described by the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals (CBCA), which rules on travel expense disputes for those employees who cannot file a contract grievance to settle them. “Claimant … Continue reading