Tag: Federal Pay

Pay Raises, Inflation and the Federal Workforce

Filed in News by on February 8, 2015 Comments

The president has recommended a 1.3% pay raise for 2016. Does the rate of inflation make a difference in the annual pay raise? How have federal pay raises under President Obama compared to previous administrations?

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Legislation Introduced to Roll Back Increased Pension Contributions

Filed in News by on February 5, 2015 Comments

Legislation has been introduced that would lower the pension contribution amounts for new federal employees.

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A Closer Look at Obama’s 2016 Budget

Filed in News by on February 2, 2015 Comments

The White House released the president’s 2016 budget proposal on Monday. Here are some of the highlights that will be of most interest to federal employees.

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1.3% Federal Pay Raise Proposed for 2016

Filed in News by on February 1, 2015 Comments

President Obama will propose a 1.3% pay raise for federal employees in 2016.

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Bill Would Give Federal Workers 6 Weeks of Paid Parental Leave

Filed in News by on January 26, 2015 Comments

Democrats in Congress have reintroduced legislation that would give federal workers six weeks of paid parental leave.

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Fed Workers: ‘An Elite Island…Separated from the Ocean of Average Americans’

Filed in News by on January 25, 2015 Comments

According to one organization, federal employee pay and benefits are creating “[A]n elite Island of secure and highly-paid workers separated from the ocean of average Americans competing in the global economy.” Here are the author’s reasons for this conclusion and what it might mean for federal workers.

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Details of Obama’s New Parental Leave Policy Announced

Filed in News by on January 15, 2015 Comments

The White House has released more details on President Obama’s plan for giving federal employees more paid parental leave.

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Obama to Give Federal Workers Paid Parental Leave

Filed in News by on January 14, 2015 Comments

President Obama will sign a presidential memorandum this week to give federal employees at least 6 weeks of paid sick leave when having a child.

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