federal employees

The Latest: Budget office orders US government closed

WASHINGTON /February 8, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on Congress and spending legislation (all times local): 12:35 a.m. The Office of Management and Budget has officially ordered the U.S. government closed. OMB Director Mick Mulvaney issued the order at midnight, notifying federal agencies they should execute their contingency plans. Mulvaney’s notice says federal employees should … Continue reading The Latest: Budget office orders US government closed

AFGE thanks lawmakers for joint bill supporting federal workers

WASHINGTON/ Jan. 12, 2018 (STL.NEWS) — The nation’s largest union of federal workers, the American Federation of Government Employees, thanks Senate and House lawmakers for introducing joint legislation that recognizes their invaluable contributions to this country. The Federal Adjustment of Income Rates Act, or FAIR Act, was introduced Thursday by Sen. Brian Schatz of Hawaii … Continue reading AFGE thanks lawmakers for joint bill supporting federal workers