Tag: Federal Pay

Will Federal Retirees Get a COLA Increase in 2016?

Filed in News by on June 18, 2015 Comments

How much will federal retirees and Social Security recipients receive with a new COLA calculation that will go into effect in January? As of today, there would not be any increase.

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2016 Federal Pay Increase Meandering Through Congress

Filed in News by on June 18, 2015 Comments

A House committee has advanced a bill that may impact the federal pay raise for 2016—by not proposing an alternative pay raise figure for next year.

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How Much Will Your Pay Increase in 2016?

Filed in News by on June 12, 2015 Comments

How much will your pay raise be in 2016? The president has recommended 1.3%. Congress could intervene but has not done so. What about a pay increase for military personnel and federal retirees?

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Requirement to Repay Overpayment of Premium Pay Confirmed

Filed in News by on June 11, 2015 Comments

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit recently confirmed the statutory provisions that limit the payment of overtime and other forms of premium pay as well as the provisions that require Federal employees to repay any overpayments. The author explains what this means for some federal employees’ paychecks.

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Proposal Would Give 102k Federal Employees a Pay Raise in 2016

Filed in News by on June 1, 2015 Comments

A proposed rule would create 13 new locality pay areas for some federal employees. That is good news for those employees, but there could also be a negative impact of this action on 2016 pay for federal employees currently under the locality pay system.

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Highest Paying Administrative Jobs: Where Are They and What Are Their Salaries?

Filed in News by on May 18, 2015 Comments

Federal agencies have some administrative positions in common. Some of these agencies pay a higher salary, even in smaller agencies, for the same job as other agencies because of disparities in the federal pay system. Here are the 10 highest salaries for human resources and EEO positions.

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Federal Employee Pay and the Budget Process

Filed in News by on May 11, 2015 Comments

Two different budget proposals on opposite ends of the political spectrum were pitched by lawmakers on the road to the budget proposal that was recently approved by Congress. What did these proposals have to say about your pay and benefits?

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Re-Depositing Retirement Contributions and Your Federal Annuity

Filed in News by on April 26, 2015 Comments

Re-deposit service refers to service where you withdrew your contributions when you left federal service and did not re-deposit them when you later returned. The author describes how this works and provides examples to help you decide whether or not to re-deposit money.

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