October 5, 2013 - The U.S. House passes
H.R.3223, the Federal Employee Retroactive Pay
Fairness Act which has been sent to the U.S.
Senate for a vote.
The Federal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness
Act will provide compensation for federal
employees furloughed due to any lapse in
appropriations that begins on October 1, 2013,
for the period of such lapse in appropriations.
This bill does not cover private contract
The National Air Traffic Controllers Association
said in a press release the House action is a
much needed first step in providing some relief
to those who have been furloughed by this
unacceptable government shutdown. These
dedicated public servants, including 3,000
aviation safety professionals represented by
NATCA, want to return to work.