Tag: Federal Pay

Federal Employees Collectively Owe Over $3.5 Billion in Taxes

Filed in Headlines, News by on March 24, 2015 Comments

A new report from the IRS shows that current and former federal employees collectively owe $3,539,203,480 in unpaid taxes as of the end of FY 2014.

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59% Increase in $200,000+ Federal Jobs Since 2010: Where Are They?

Filed in News by on March 17, 2015 Comments

How many federal employees make more than $200,000 per year and where are these jobs located? How can a federal employee make more than the salary cap on a GS employee?

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GOP Budget Calls for Increased Retirement Contributions

Filed in News by on March 17, 2015 Comments

The House of Representatives Budget Committee released its FY 2016 budget proposal today. Although it offers no specifics, the proposal calls for requiring federal employees and Members of Congress to make greater contributions towards their retirement programs.

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Bill Would Cut Pay for Top Earning Federal Employees

Filed in News by on March 11, 2015 Comments

Legislation has been introduced that would cut the pay of federal workers earning over $100,000 per year and also tie their pay to performance of the overall economy.

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Who Does Not Receive the Annual General Pay Increase?

Filed in News by on March 10, 2015 Comments

A FedSmith reader recently asked some questions regarding the annual general increase in federal pay. The author answers these questions and also elaborates on which federal employees get annual pay increases and which do not.

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‘Essential Employees’ and the 2013 Government Shutdown: Are You a Class Member?

Filed in News by on March 6, 2015 Comments

Fallout continues from the October 2013 partial government shutdown, this time in the form of liquidated damages the government may have to pay up to 1.3 million federal employees. Do you qualify to be part of the class? Read on to find out.

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Which Federal Jobs Paying Over $100,000 Employ the Most People?

Filed in News by on March 3, 2015 Comments

The occupations with the highest number of federal employees making over $100,000 has changed since 2010 with new occupations taking the place of several former occupations. Which occupations are growing faster and how many federal employees are in each job category?

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Legislation Introduced to Withhold Pay from Congress If DHS Shuts Down

Filed in News by on February 27, 2015 Comments

Legislation has been introduced in the House that would block pay for Members of Congress if DHS were to shut down.

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