Tag: Federal Pay

Will This Experimental Personnel System Impact Your Future Pay?

Filed in News by on January 26, 2016 Comments

There is widespread criticism of the federal pay system(s). The problem is no one has come up with a better model acceptable to many critics. Will this latest effort succeed? Here is a description of a new demonstration project on federal pay.

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The Best of 2015

Filed in News by on December 28, 2015 Comments

What were the most popular articles on FedSmith.com in 2015? From the proposed pay raise for 2016 to retirement advice for federal workers, here are the articles you read the most.

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Will Federal Employees Get Extra Time Off on New Year’s Eve?

Filed in News by on December 28, 2015 Comments

Will federal employees get extra time off on New Year’s Eve? It is an unlikely scenario when one looks at historical precedent.

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Federal Wage System Increases in 2016

Filed in News by on December 26, 2015 Comments

Now that the 2016 pay raise for federal employees under the General Schedule has been finalized, what can federal workers under the Federal Wage System expect to see in terms of a pay raise?

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Federal Pay Lagging Behind Private Sector

Filed in News by on December 22, 2015 Comments

Recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate that the federal workforce is lagging the private sector for both wages and employment.

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Executive Order Finalizing 2016 Pay Rates Issued

Filed in News by on December 19, 2015 Comments

President Obama has issued an executive order setting 2016 pay rates for federal employees.

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Spending Bill Deal Seals 2016 Federal Pay Raise

Filed in News by on December 16, 2015 Comments

Congress has not taken action on the 2016 federal employee pay raise. What does this mean for your GS pay in 2016?

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President Tells Federal Workers They Can Go Home Early on Christmas Eve

Filed in News by on December 11, 2015 Comments

President Obama has issued an executive order granting federal workers an extra half day off on Christmas Eve.

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