Sunday, May 22, 2011

Already facing two-year wage freeze federal workers concerned benefits are next::Workers Independent News

As lawmakers in Washington continue to debate ways to cut the budget, federal workers are concerned that their benefits are on the chopping block. One debt ceiling proposal increases the amount federal workers contribute to their retirements. The news comes only six months after Congress approved a decision by President Barack Obama to freeze the pay of federal workers. There are a number of proposals for cutting spending. One of the most drastic, proposed by Republican Senators Richard Burr and Tom Coburn would eliminate...

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