The 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.
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.
The 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.
Maryland lawmakers will receive a 15.7 percent pay raise over the next four years.
Teachers 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.
A 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.
There was a time when being a federal employee meant a steady paycheck, great benefits and pride in serving the country.
Late Thursday night, President Obama cancels a planned trip to Asia, with no end to the government shutdown in sight.
Federal workers who are furloughed because of the government shutdown are beginning to file for unemployment benefits.
A 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.
In a recent study, only 20 percent of buyers said they would consider paying extra for a self-driving car.
Maryland Rep. Donna Edwards says her staff has taken a 2 percent pay cut to avoid anyone being furloughed as a result of government-wide spending cuts, and she’ll donate an equivalent part of her salary to charity.