Government Employees. Legal news and articles for April 26 - 30, 2017

Three-months maternity leave for Dubai Government employeesGovernment employees demand pay commissionGovernment to raise salary and pension by 10-15% in 2017-18Social Security, Medicare Wasn't Withheld From Hundreds of DC Government Employees' Paychecks7th Pay Commission: Panel Suggests Changes In Allowances To Government EmployeesWhat happens if the government shuts down, and other federal budget questions7th Pay Commission allowances: Panel submits report to FM Jaitley; govt employees set to get HRA hike of up to 178%Here's a Pay Gap Worth Being Concerned AboutDearness Allowance Raised For Bihar Government EmployeesHow Does the Federal Government Attract Employees Who AREN'T Overpaid?How Does The Federal Government Attract Employees Who AREN'T Overpaid?Tamil Nadu announces 4 per cent hike in DA for government ...DVIDS - News - Civilian Awards Ceremony Honors Government ...Government Employee Salaries Outpace Private-Sector Salaries by Double Digits for Similar WorkChennai: Offices deserted as 2.5 lakh government staff go on indefinite strike

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Anger erupts in Gaza as PA cuts salaries to government employees
Ma'an News Agency (press release)April 5, 2017

GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Anger erupted in the besieged Gaza Strip on Wednesday after employees of the Palestinian Authority (PA) received their March salaries on Tuesday with at least a 30 percent salary cut, sparking protests in the coastal enclave among ...more »

Anger erupts in Gaza as PA cuts salaries to government employees
Ma'an News Agency (press release)April 5, 2017

GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Anger erupted in the besieged Gaza Strip on Wednesday after employees of the Palestinian Authority (PA) received their March salaries ...more »

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Three-months maternity leave for Dubai Government employees
The NationalApril 30, 2017

DUBAI // Dubai Government employees will be entitled to three months of paid maternity leave under new rules coming into effect on Monday. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, said the rules would apply retrospectively to ...more »

Government employees demand pay commission
The HinduApril 30, 2017

The Akhila Karnataka State Government Employees' Federation has urged the State government to set up a pay commission headed by a retired high court judge and insist it submits its report within six months. The federation sought an interim relief of 30 ...more »

Government to raise salary and pension by 10-15% in 2017-18
DunyaNews PakistanApril 29, 2017

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - The government is expected review the pension and salary scale of government employees extensively and might raise the pay and pension plan by 10 to 15 percent. Federal Budget for 2017-18 will be announced by last week ...more »

Social Security, Medicare Wasn't Withheld From Hundreds of DC Government Employees' Paychecks
NBC4 WashingtonApril 28, 2017

Hundreds of current and former D.C. government employees did not have Social Security and Medicare taxes withheld from their paychecks. The problem dates back as far as 10 years, officials with the D.C. Department of Human Resources told News4.more »

7th Pay Commission: Panel Suggests Changes In Allowances To Government Employees
NDTVApril 28, 2017

New Delhi: The Lavasa Committee has suggested modifications in some allowances applicable universally to all employees and also for those in specific categories, including railways and defence, after examining the 7th Pay Commission recommendations.more »

What happens if the government shuts down, and other federal budget questions
MLive.comApril 28, 2017

If the President and Congress can't agree on a funding measure before the deadline, funding for federal government operations will expire and nonessential government agencies will close up shop and furlough most federal government employees.more »

7th Pay Commission allowances: Panel submits report to FM Jaitley; govt employees set to get HRA hike of up to 178%
Zee NewsApril 28, 2017

The Ashok Lavasa Committee was constituted in June last year after the government implemented the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission. The committee on allowances was asked to review the recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission, ...more »

Here's a Pay Gap Worth Being Concerned About
Daily SignalApril 27, 2017

The Congressional Budget Office reports that on average, government employees receive 17 percent more compensation than private sector employees who have equal qualifications. (Photo: iStock Photos) ...more »

Dearness Allowance Raised For Bihar Government Employees
NDTVApril 27, 2017

Patna: The Bihar Cabinet on Thursday increased the dearness allowance (DA) of state government employees, pensioners and family pensioners by four per cent. They would now get a total DA of 136 per cent instead of the existing 132 per cent, Cabinet ...more »

How Does the Federal Government Attract Employees Who AREN'T Overpaid?
American Enterprise InstituteApril 26, 2017

But the federal pay advantage isn't the same for everyone. Less-skilled federal employees – say, those with only a high school diploma – receive a truly massive pay premium of more than 50% higher total compensation than they'd get outside of government.more »

How Does The Federal Government Attract Employees Who AREN'T Overpaid?
ForbesApril 26, 2017

The Congressional Budget Office has released a new analysis of federal employee pay and benefits, finding once again that the most federal employees receive a compensation package that significantly exceeds private sector levels. On average, federal ...more »

Tamil Nadu announces 4 per cent hike in DA for government ...
The New Indian ExpressApril 26, 2017

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government today announced a four per cent hike in the dearness allowance (DA) that would benefit nearly 18 lakh government ...more »

DVIDS - News - Civilian Awards Ceremony Honors Government ...
DVIDS (press release)April 26, 2017

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Six government employees were recently recognized for their long-standing commitment to supporting the military through their ...more »

Government Employee Salaries Outpace Private-Sector Salaries by Double Digits for Similar Work
Washington Free BeaconApril 26, 2017

Government employees earn roughly 17 percent more in total compensation than private-sector workers in similar jobs, according to a report from the Congressional Budget Office. Including both wages and benefits, the budget office compared the total ...more »

Chennai: Offices deserted as 2.5 lakh government staff go on indefinite strike
Times of IndiaApril 26, 2017

CHENNAI: A locked gate greeted visitors on the first floor of the Ezhilagam complex housing the Adi-Dravida welfare department as nearly 160 employees in the grades of clerks up to superintendents boycotted work as part of the indefinite strike by ...more »

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