Tag: Federal Pay
The House of Representatives passed legislation this week that would limit bonuses paid to Veterans Affairs employees in the Senior Executive Service to $2 million in FY 2016.
An online petition was recently started that asks the White House to give federal employees an extra paid day off at Thanksgiving.
The Federal Salary Council has concluded, as it has in past years, that federal employees are generally underpaid by about 35%.
Senators Richard Burr (R-NC) and Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) have introduced legislation that would withhold bonuses from federal employees who are delinquent on their taxes or have engaged in documented misconduct.
What might a House of Representatives led by Paul Ryan look like for federal employees? The best way to answer this question is to look at the history of proposals Ryan has advocated that pertain to the federal workforce.
Are federal employees overpaid relative to the private sector? Is the General Schedule the best system to use for compensating the federal workforce? In this follow up to his previous article on federal pay, the author digs deeper on the debate to clarify some of his previous points and also addresses some new topics related to federal sector pay.