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The Winners in 2020 Locality Pay Are…

By on December 27, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
The Winners in 2020 Locality Pay Are…

Which locality pay areas will receive the biggest raise in 2020 and which will get the lowest? Here are all of the locality pay rates for 2020.

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The 2020 Pay Raise is Now Official

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The 2020 Pay Raise is Now Official

President Trump has signed an Executive Order implementing the 2020 pay raise.

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No New Locality Pay Areas in 2020

By on December 24, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
No New Locality Pay Areas in 2020

A new President’s Pay Agent report does not add locality pay areas in 2020 and finds the Salary Council’s method of comparing pay with private sector “lacks credibility”.

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How Much Do You Know About Our Federal Holidays?

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The author says federal holidays are legally only applicable to federal employees, but that these holidays affect states in various ways.

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2020 Pay Raise Unfair to Retirees?

By on December 23, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
2020 Pay Raise Unfair to Retirees?

Which group comes out ahead in determining a COLA or the annual federal pay raise?

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2020 Raise: How We Got to 3.1%

By on December 19, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
2020 Raise: How We Got to 3.1%

The House and Senate have passed legislation to avoid a government shutdown and enact a 3.1% annual pay raise in 2020.

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OPM Issues Leave Guidance for Extra Christmas Holiday

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OPM Issues Leave Guidance for Extra Christmas Holiday

OPM has issued leave guidance for the extra holiday at Christmas this year.

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Trump Gives Federal Employees Extra Day Off for Christmas

By on December 18, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Trump Gives Federal Employees Extra Day Off for Christmas

President Trump has issued an Executive Order giving most federal employees an extra day off on Christmas Eve this year.

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Largest Raise for Feds in 10 Years?

By on December 16, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Largest Raise for Feds in 10 Years?

A raise of 3.1% for the federal workforce is now a strong possibility.

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It Looks Like Federal Employees Will Get Paid Parental Leave After All

By on December 13, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
It Looks Like Federal Employees Will Get Paid Parental Leave After All

Despite past failed attempts, it appears that Congress is going to be successful in enacting a paid parental leave policy for federal employees.

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