Tag: Federal Pay

Readers Weigh in on Federal Employee Pay Raise for 2015

Filed in News by on February 25, 2014 Comments

FedSmith.com readers predicted a 1% proposal by the administration for a federal employee pay raise in 2015. Here are sample comments and forthright opinions.

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Obama to Propose 1% Pay Raise for Federal Workers

Filed in News by on February 24, 2014 Comments

President Obama will propose a 1% pay increase for federal employees and military members in his upcoming 2015 budget proposal.

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Federal Employee News: Lies, Damned Lies And Headlines

Filed in News by on February 19, 2014 Comments

The author says that a lot of headlines about the pay of the federal workforce are intentionally misleading, and in some cases, outright falsehoods.

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Replacing The General Schedule: Some Facts

Filed in News by on February 17, 2014 Comments

The author says there are a number of good reasons to reform the General Schedule pay system. He offers some detail on why he believes this to be so.

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What Will the Increased Pension Contributions Mean for Your Take Home Pay?

Filed in News by on February 13, 2014 Comments

Those who work for the federal government have constant uncertainty regarding the status of their pensions. The author offers some details about what one’s pension might look like under the increased contribution rates that Congress recently passed.

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Should We Replace the General Schedule?

Filed in News by on February 12, 2014 Comments

More than 1.4 million employees are covered by the General Schedule. Another 30K are covered by pay plans that tie their pay directly to GS rates. Should the GS system be replaced?

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It’s Official: Wage Grade Federal Employees to Get 1% Raise

Filed in Headline Archives, News by on January 17, 2014 Comments

Wage grade federal employees will see a 1% pay increase with the spending bill now being signed into law.

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Spending Bill Includes Raise for Blue Collar Federal Workers

Filed in Headline Archives, News by on January 14, 2014 Comments

The $1.1 trillion spending bill unveiled Monday night includes a 1% pay increase for workers under the wage grade system.

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