Ralph Smith has several decades of experience working with federal human resources issues. He has written extensively on a full range of human resources topics in books and newsletter and a co-founder of two companies and several newsletters concerning federal human resources.
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How much will federal retirees and Social Security recipients receive with a new COLA calculation that will go into effect in January? As of today, there would not be any increase.
A House committee has advanced a bill that may impact the federal pay raise for 2016—by not proposing an alternative pay raise figure for next year.
A proposed rule would create 13 new locality pay areas for some federal employees. That is good news for those employees, but there could also be a negative impact of this action on 2016 pay for federal employees currently under the locality pay system.
Federal agencies have some administrative positions in common. Some of these agencies pay a higher salary, even in smaller agencies, for the same job as other agencies because of disparities in the federal pay system. Here are the 10 highest salaries for human resources and EEO positions.
In an early survey of the federal government community, Hillary Clinton and Marco Rubio are in the lead as the preferred candidates.