Veteran Fired From VA After Seeking Help For Disability PayThe U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs fired an employee in retaliation for seeking congressional help in finding his lost VA benefits claims folder, federal investigators said Tuesday on the employee's first day back to work.
Defense Contractor To Pay $13.7M For OverbillingThe Justice Department says a Virginia-based defense contractor has agreed to pay $13.7 million to settle allegations it knowingly overbilled the government for work performed by people without proper job qualifications.
Obama To Raise Federal, Military Pay By 1 Percent President Barack Obama is offering civilian federal workers and members of the military a 1 percent pay increase in 2015, the same raise he offered last year citing efforts to keep government costs down during the economic recovery.
9 Public College Presidents' Pay Tops $1 MillionThe number of public college presidents earning over $1 million more than doubled in the 2012-2013 fiscal year from the year before, according to a new survey.
Md. Lawmakers To Get 15 Percent Pay HikeMaryland lawmakers will receive a 15.7 percent pay raise over the next four years.
Montgomery County Teachers Ratify New ContractTeachers in Montgomery County have ratified a new contract that will provide raises totaling 5.5 percent over three years, but it also requires educators to pay more for health insurance.
Judge Rules Md. Stripper Entitled To Back PayA federal judge has ruled that a Baltimore stripper is entitled to back wages because her nightclub wrongly classified her as an independent contractor instead of an employee.
U.S. Government Work Is Losing Cachet For Some There was a time when being a federal employee meant a steady paycheck, great benefits and pride in serving the country.
President Obama Cancels Trip To Asia As Government Shutdown Enters 4th DayLate Thursday night, President Obama cancels a planned trip to Asia, with no end to the government shutdown in sight.
Furloughed Workers Seeking Unemployment Pay In D.C.Federal workers who are furloughed because of the government shutdown are beginning to file for unemployment benefits.
A Day Without Pay Ahead For Pentagon WorkersA day without pay, the first of 11 through September, comes next week for more than 650,000 people who hold civilian jobs with the Defense Department. Officials worry that the Pentagon will be hit even harder by layoffs in 2014 if automatic budget cuts continue as planned.
Customers Want New Technology In Their Cars, But Will They Pay For It?In a recent study, only 20 percent of buyers said they would consider paying extra for a self-driving car.

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