Tag: Federal Pay

Night Pay For FWS Employees

Filed in Headlines, News by on October 21, 2014

The author looks at Federal Wage System rules for deciding what qualifies as night work, how much night pay will be, and any conditions that may impact receipt of night pay for a WG, WL or WS employee assigned to a shift that includes night hours.

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Grassley Expresses Alarm at Thousands of Federal Workers on Paid Leave for Months

Filed in Headlines, News by on October 21, 2014

Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa expressed concern this week at the findings of a new report, issued at his request, documenting that tens of thousands of federal employees were on paid leave for at least one month and several hundred employees for nine months to three years, over a recent three-year period.

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Politics and Locality Pay

Filed in Headlines, News by on October 20, 2014

No action has been taken on a recommendation to approve new locality pay areas in 2015.

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$157,196,468 Spent on Union Salaries in FY 2012

Filed in News by on October 14, 2014

OPM reports that $157,196,468 was spent on official time expenses for unions in fiscal year 2012. What role do politics and the influence of unions in the administration play in this report and the reported numbers?

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Supporting Our Patriots in the Federal Workforce

Filed in News by on October 11, 2014

Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) says federal employees haven’t received fair pay increases in years and more must be done to support them.

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Night Pay is the Right Pay But ONLY When It’s Regularly Scheduled

Filed in News by on October 7, 2014

The author details what qualifies as night work for General Schedule employees, how much night pay will be, and any conditions that may impact whether you will receive night pay when assigned to a shift that includes night hours.

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Temporary Funding Measure Passes Congress – No Change on Pay Raise

Filed in News by on September 18, 2014

Congress has passed a measure to fund the government through December 11 and to prevent a government shutdown.

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Comparing Average Salary to Highest Paid Salaries in Federal Jobs

Filed in News by on September 9, 2014

What are the average salaries for some federal jobs and how do they compare to the highest paid ones? While in the same category, the differences may surprise some. If you fall into one of these categories, see how you compare to the average and the highest paid individuals.

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