Tag: Federal Pay

Fed Workers: ‘An Elite Island…Separated from the Ocean of Average Americans’

Filed in Headlines, News by on January 25, 2015 Comments

According to one organization, federal employee pay and benefits are creating “[A]n elite Island of secure and highly-paid workers separated from the ocean of average Americans competing in the global economy.” Here are the author’s reasons for this conclusion and what it might mean for federal workers.

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Details of Obama’s New Parental Leave Policy Announced

Filed in News by on January 15, 2015 Comments

The White House has released more details on President Obama’s plan for giving federal employees more paid parental leave.

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Obama to Give Federal Workers Paid Parental Leave

Filed in News by on January 14, 2015 Comments

President Obama will sign a presidential memorandum this week to give federal employees at least 6 weeks of paid sick leave when having a child.

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Lawmakers Want to Give Federal Employees a 3.8% Pay Raise Next Year

Filed in News by on January 13, 2015 Comments

Two lawmakers are introducing legislation that would give federal employees a 3.8% pay raise in 2016.

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FedSmith.com Users Unsatisfied with Their Federal Careers

Filed in News by on January 11, 2015 Comments

The 2014 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey results showed a clear trend towards declining morale among the overall federal workforce. It turns out that the negative sentiment and morale problems are no different among FedSmith.com users.

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Will I Get an Extra Pay Day in 2015… Or Not?

Filed in News by on January 7, 2015 Comments

Will you get an extra pay day in 2015? The author clarifies confusion among some FedSmith.com users from his previous article about whether or not they can expect an extra pay day in the new year.

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The Best of 2014

Filed in News by on December 29, 2014 Comments

What were the most popular articles on FedSmith.com in 2014? From the 2015 COLA to a 1% pay raise next year, here are the articles you read the most.

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You Are Getting a 1% Pay Raise in 2015 – What About Congress?

Filed in News by on December 23, 2014 Comments

Federal employees will be getting a 1% pay raise in 2015. What about Congress and the vice president?

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