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How Much of a Pay Raise Will FWS Employees Get in 2017?

By on January 10, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
How Much of a Pay Raise Will FWS Employees Get in 2017?

The author discusses the process for providing pay increases to federal employees under the Federal Wage System (FWS) for 2017.

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Why Isn’t the President Giving Federal Retirees a Higher Raise?

By on January 5, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Q&A with 0 Comments
Why Isn’t the President Giving Federal Retirees a Higher Raise?

Why isn’t the president giving a higher pay raise to federal retirees? I am a federal retiree and seeing current federal employees get a higher raise than me I feel is unfair.

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Pay Freeze Still in Effect for Some Federal Employees

By on December 29, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Pay Freeze Still in Effect for Some Federal Employees

While limited in its applicability, there is still a pay freeze for some federal employees in senior positions.

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The Best of 2016

By on December 29, 2016 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
The Best of 2016

The FedSmith.com authors posted many articles in 2016 to keep our readers informed. These are some of our (and your) favorites.

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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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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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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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Political Intrigue: Will Congress Derail 2017 Pay Raise? Will Government Shutdown?

By on December 7, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Political Intrigue: Will Congress Derail 2017 Pay Raise? Will Government Shutdown?

Will there be a government shutdown? Will Congress derail the annual federal pay raise? A continuing resolution is in process but funding expires on Friday.

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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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