Tag: Federal Pay

Republican Platform Calls for Cutting Federal Workers’ Pay and Benefits

Filed in Headlines, News by on July 20, 2016 Comments

How would a Republican administration potentially impact federal workers? Here is a summary of the 2016 Republican platform insofar as it would affect federal employees.

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Worst Case Scenario: Proposed Cuts to Federal Pay and Benefits

Filed in News by on July 16, 2016 Comments

A “Comprehensive Policy Agenda for a New Administration in 2017” proposes changes for the federal workforce that would save about $330 billion by 2026. The proposals envision cuts to federal pay and benefits in a number of ways from changes to retirement, the federal leave program, and removing federal workers. Here is a summary.

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Bill Would Offer Some Federal Employees Higher Rates of Pay

Filed in News by on July 14, 2016 Comments

A bill introduced in the Senate this week would offer incentives to expand federal hiring in remote areas in which federal agencies are facing challenges to hire employees to fill job vacancies.

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Federal Retirees Need To Tighten Belts While Current Employees Expect To See Pay Increases

Filed in News by on July 13, 2016 Comments

A series of actions are leading probable declines in the take home pay of federal retirees in 2017. Current federal employees, however, are on pace to see their largest pay increase since 2010.

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2017 Pay Raise Silently Advances, But House Bill Would Block Some Bonuses

Filed in News by on July 10, 2016 Comments

A major funding bill has passed the House for 2017. By not addressing a federal pay raise for most federal employees, the likelihood increases for implementing the largest federal pay raise since 2010, but the bill would also block bonuses for many in the Senior Executive Service.

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Top 10 Agencies With Highest Federal Employee Salaries and Individual Awards

Filed in News by on July 5, 2016 Comments

Which agencies are in the top 10 of highest average salaries? Which are in the bottom 10? What about bonuses? It will surprise some that there are federal employees who received a bonus of more than $100,000 last year. Here is a summary.

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Common Overtime Violations Federal Workers Can Experience

Filed in News by on June 30, 2016 Comments

It is not usual for employers to ask employees to stay over a few extra hours, but it is illegal to have employees work without giving them their due pay. The author outlines some ways federal employees can ensure they are not subjected to failing to be compensated for overtime work when they are legally entitled to it.

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Gender, Age and Salary in the Federal Workforce

Filed in News by on June 27, 2016 Comments

How has the average federal employee changed in the past 5 years? Is there a difference in average salary for men and women? Is the workforce getting older or younger? Here is a summary.

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