Tag: Federal Pay

Will Federal Employees Get Black Friday Off?

Filed in News by on November 24, 2015 Comments

A petition was started last week asking the White House to give federal employees an extra day off at Thanksgiving. How likely is this to happen?

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House Passes Legislation to Limit Bonuses of Senior VA Executives in FY 2016

Filed in News by on November 18, 2015 Comments

The House of Representatives passed legislation this week that would limit bonuses paid to Veterans Affairs employees in the Senior Executive Service to $2 million in FY 2016.

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Federal Employees Petition White House for an Extra Paid Holiday at Thanksgiving

Filed in News by on November 17, 2015 Comments

An online petition was recently started that asks the White House to give federal employees an extra paid day off at Thanksgiving.

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Federal Salary Council Sees Federal Workers as Substantially Underpaid

Filed in News by on November 9, 2015 Comments

The Federal Salary Council has concluded, as it has in past years, that federal employees are generally underpaid by about 35%.

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Legislation Introduced to Block Bonuses for Tax Delinquent Federal Workers

Filed in News by on October 30, 2015 Comments

Senators Richard Burr (R-NC) and Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) have introduced legislation that would withhold bonuses from federal employees who are delinquent on their taxes or have engaged in documented misconduct.

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What Would a Ryan House Speakership Mean for Federal Employees?

Filed in News by on October 27, 2015 Comments

What might a House of Representatives led by Paul Ryan look like for federal employees? The best way to answer this question is to look at the history of proposals Ryan has advocated that pertain to the federal workforce.

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Court Rules on Another Furlough Case

Filed in News by on October 21, 2015 Comments

The appeals court has upheld two arbitration decisions that ruled against a union challenge to the furlough of Army employees brought about by sequestration in 2013.

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Feds Are Overpaid… Or Not: Part II

Filed in News by on October 19, 2015 Comments

Are federal employees overpaid relative to the private sector? Is the General Schedule the best system to use for compensating the federal workforce? In this follow up to his previous article on federal pay, the author digs deeper on the debate to clarify some of his previous points and also addresses some new topics related to federal sector pay.

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