FEDERAL WORKFORCE: Senators worry over low pay, retention of federal workers Kevin Bogardus, E&E reporter Published: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 Senators lamented at a hearing yesterday about federal workers' hardship in recent years. Please subscribe to E&E Daily to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.