Tag: Federal Pay

Calculating the 2015 Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA)

Filed in News by on June 18, 2014

How much will inflation add to the amount added to your retirement annuity or Social Security payment in 2015? We will not know until sometime in October but here are the latest calculations.

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Majority of FedSmith.com Users Would Be Happy With a 3.3% Pay Raise

Filed in Headline Archives, News by on June 10, 2014

We asked and you spoke: The majority of FedSmith.com users say a 3.3% pay increase for 2015 would be fair.

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Highest Salaries and Bonuses Paid in Phoenix VA Facility

Filed in News by on June 8, 2014

The Veterans Health Administration in Phoenix has been subject to scrutiny in recent days as a result of the controversy over veterans care provided by the agency. In response to queries for salaries and bonuses at this facility, here is a listing of the highest ones.

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Recognition for Highest Performing SES Members

Filed in News by on June 1, 2014

Members of the Senior Executive Service are supposed to compensated based on performance. Annual awards can be substantial but were canceled last year with no recognition of the highest performing SES members.

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Hawaii Senator Wants 3.3% Pay Raise for Federal Employees

Filed in News by on May 23, 2014

Senator Brian Schlatz (D-HI) introduced legislation late this week (S 2397) proposing a 3.3% pay increase for federal workers.

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House Votes to Give 1.8% Pay Raise to Military

Filed in News by on May 22, 2014

The House passed legislation today that provides for an automatic 1.8% pay raise for military members.

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1.8% Pay Raise for Military? What About Civilians?

Filed in News by on May 20, 2014

What are the prospects for a federal employee pay raise in 2015?

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Military Personnel on Terminal Leave From the Military May Double Dip

Filed in News by on May 19, 2014

The general rule is one cannot draw two salaries from the federal government, but there is a special exception for military personnel who are getting off active duty.

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