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President Issues Order Finalizing 2017 Federal Employee Pay Raise

By on December 28, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
President Issues Order Finalizing 2017 Federal Employee Pay Raise

An executive order finalizing the 2017 GS pay raise for federal employees has been published.

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Pay Agent Shoots Down Large Expansion of Locality Pay

By on December 18, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Pay Agent Shoots Down Large Expansion of Locality Pay

A large proposed expansion of locality pay has been denied for 2016. Here are the details and who is impacted.

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Calculating Your 2017 GS Salary With Pay Calculator for Federal Employees

By on December 13, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Calculating Your 2017 GS Salary With Pay Calculator for Federal Employees

How much will you make in salary in 2017? The 2017 GS pay calculator provides the information quickly for your grade, step and locality pay area.

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‘Revised’ 2017 Locality Pay Rates Issued for Federal Employees

By on December 12, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
‘Revised’ 2017 Locality Pay Rates Issued for Federal Employees

The revised locality pay rates for various areas of the United States are now out. San Francisco and Washington, DC areas will enjoy the biggest gains.

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President Issues 2.1% Pay Raise Plan for Federal Employees

By on December 9, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
President Issues 2.1% Pay Raise Plan for Federal Employees

President Obama has issued a surprising last minute pay raise plan for federal employees effective in January 2017.

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Federal Employee Locality Pay Update: Holding Off Burlington and Virginia Beach

By on December 7, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Federal Employee Locality Pay Update: Holding Off Burlington and Virginia Beach

Will Burlington, VT and Virginia Beach, VA areas be added as locality pay areas in 2017? They will be added but not in 2017.

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2017 Locality Pay Rates for Federal Employees: San Francisco and DC Areas On Top

By on November 30, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
2017 Locality Pay Rates for Federal Employees: San Francisco and DC Areas On Top

The 2017 locality pay rates are out. The largest increases are in the San Francisco and DC areas. You can view the full list of new locality pay rates here.

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Alternative Pay Plan Submitted for Federal Employees in 2017: 1.6% Average Raise

By on November 29, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Alternative Pay Plan Submitted for Federal Employees in 2017: 1.6% Average Raise

President Obama has submitted an Alternative Pay Plan for 2017. The average federal pay raise would be 1.6%.

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Federal Employees Underpaid by 34.07%

By on October 31, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Federal Employees Underpaid by 34.07%

The Federal Salary Council says the federal workers are, on average, underpaid by 34.07% relative to the private sector. When will salary figures for 2017 be released?

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Adding Birmingham and San Antonio to Locality Pay Areas

By on October 28, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Adding Birmingham and San Antonio to Locality Pay Areas

The Federal Salary Council has proposed adding San Antonio and Birmingham to the list of locality pay areas for 2018.

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