Tag: Federal Pay

You Might Be A Bureaucrat If….

Filed in News by on March 25, 2016 Comments

The author says that the term “bureaucrat” is one of those words that can be used as a slur, an epithet, and/or an insult, but it can also be used to praise someone who understands how government works and uses that knowledge to make it work better. Bearing the latter use in mind, he has made a list of ways federal employees can test to see if they are true “bureaucrats.”

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House Budget Committee Proposes Increasing Pension Contributions, Cutting G Fund Interest Rate

Filed in News by on March 23, 2016 Comments

The House Budget Committee released its budget proposal for 2017 last week, but details at the time were lacking about what it might mean for federal workers. However, a new report from the Committee gives federal employees a glimpse into what the House budget would mean for them.

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Highest Paying Fed Jobs are Often in Smaller Agencies

Filed in News by on March 16, 2016 Comments

How does your federal salary compare with salaries in other federal agencies? Some agencies pay more than others.

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Recent Budget Proposal Omitted Cut to Federal Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Filed in News by on March 10, 2016 Comments

The big news for federal employees in the President’s recently released budget proposal was that it called for a 1.6% pay raise for the federal workforce, however, the author notes that there is a lesser known albeit important part of the budget that also affects federal workers.

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Highest Postal Salaries by Location, Occupation

Filed in News by on February 28, 2016 Comments

Where are highest average salaries in the Postal Service based on geography and occupation? The answers may be surprising as some are in towns with low populations that most readers have never heard of.

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FedSmith.com Users Agree With AFGE: 2017 Raise Should be 5.3%

Filed in News by on February 22, 2016 Comments

FedSmith.com users said in a recent poll that federal workers deserve a 5.3% pay raise in 2017.

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Locating The Salary of a Postal Service Employee

Filed in News by on February 17, 2016 Comments

How can you effectively use the search engine to locate individual Postal Service employees by name, location or by occupation? This is a basic overview of how you can search the updated database of Postal Service employees using individual or multiple criteria to find the results you are seeking.

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How is Your Annual Federal Pay Raise Determined and What is it Likely to Be Next Year?

Filed in News by on February 10, 2016 Comments

The Obama administration has recommended a 1.6% pay raise for federal workers in 2017. Does that mean this is a done deal and federal employees now know what their pay raise will be next year? Hardly. Here is a detailed look at how the political process surrounding how the federal workforce is paid is likely to play out in the coming months.

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