Tag: Federal Pay

Moran: Members of Congress are Underpaid

Filed in News by on April 4, 2014 Comments

Rep. Jim Moran (D-VA) said in a recent interview that he believes members of Congress are underpaid for the work they do.

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Revise GS Pay System? High Resistance to Change in Civil Service

Filed in News by on April 2, 2014 Comments

Changes recently proposed to the GS pay system represent a difficult organizational change. Change is always resisted, especially when it is seen as a threat to future earnings and careers. The manufacturers of those old Victrolas no doubt also resisted change but change did occur.

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Proposed Bill Would Give Federal Employees a 3.3% Raise

Filed in News by on March 26, 2014 Comments

Federal workers would get a 3.3% pay increase under legislation proposed today by Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA).

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Federal Pay Raises Through the Years

Filed in News by on March 11, 2014 Comments

There are probably several reasons for the small pay raises of the past few years. Looking back, there are times when pay raises have been substantial. Why is today different?

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FedSmith.com Users Think 4% Pay Raise is Fair

Filed in News by on March 6, 2014 Comments

In a recent survey, we asked our users what size pay raise in 2015 would be fair. The majority of respondents said that they thought 4% would be appropriate.

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Opportunity for All: Obama’s 2015 Budget

Filed in News by on March 4, 2014 Comments

The White House released the president’s proposed budget for the 2015 fiscal year today. Here are some of the highlights that are likely to be of most interest to the federal workforce.

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President’s Budget to be Released Tuesday

Filed in News by on March 4, 2014 Comments

The White House is expected to release the president’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2015 today. Here are two key components for the federal workforce that will be in the budget.

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Locality Pay and that Federal Pay Raise

Filed in News by on February 27, 2014 Comments

Federal employees in areas as far apart as Albany, NY to Las Vegas and Tucson are wondering, “What about my locality pay?”

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