Tag: Federal Pay
Are federal employees paid more than their private sector counterparts? It’s a debate that has been raging for years with no clear answers. The author discusses the latest twist in the salary debate: a report from the Cato Institute which says federal workers are paid far more generously than private sector workers. He says that while the report is mostly inaccurate, there is more to the story.
An article describes the federal government as “an elite island of secure and high-paid employment, separated from the ocean of average Americans competing in the economy.”
Legislation has been introduced in Congress to ensure that there is only one local wage area within a locality pay area. What impact would this legislation have on federal employees’ pay if it were enacted, and what brought about the introduction of the legislation? The author explains what you need to know.
One Congressman has introduced legislation to prevent future Members of Congress from being paid in the event of a government shutdown.
Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) has introduced legislation to ensure federal employees get paid in the event of a government shutdown.
A new Department of Labor regulation allows federal contractors to discuss and inquire about their own pay or that of their co-workers without fear of being fired.
FedSmith.com users said in a recent survey that they think federal employees should be given a 3% pay raise in 2016.