Tag: Federal Pay

Senators Want VA Employees Involved in Scandal to Repay Bonuses

Filed in News by on July 2, 2014 Comments

U.S. Senators Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) have introduced legislation that would take back bonuses paid to employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) who were involved in the manipulation of electronic waitlists.

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How Many White House Employees Make Over $100k?

Filed in News by on July 1, 2014 Comments

The White House has released its annual disclosure of staff salaries with data for FY 2013.

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Bonuses Paid to Veterans Health Administration Employees by Year: 2011-2013

Filed in News by on June 24, 2014 Comments

With the VA making national headlines as a result of the falsified waiting times and paying of employee bonuses based on inaccurate data, how much was paid out in bonuses to employees of the Veterans Health Administration? Here are results from the FedSmith.com database of individual federal employee bonus payments in the Veterans Health Administration in recent years.

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Calculating the 2015 Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA)

Filed in News by on June 18, 2014 Comments

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 Comments

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

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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 Comments

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 Comments

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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