A new SES pay system is going into effect in January 2004.
OPM memo to agency heads on new SES pay system
GSA has increased the reimbursement rates for use of personal vehicles on government business.
“Pay parity” between civilian and military personnel became a slogan this year for those advocating higher pay for federal civilian employees. Here is a quick summary of the 2004 military pay package.
The omnibus spending bill has been snagged in the Senate. As a result, federal employees will get a 2% raise on January 1st. The remainder will be paid retroactively.
Controversial provisions in the huge spending bill may delay agency budgets and the federal pay raise
Some employees are unhappy with the 2004 pay raise as the federal government is moving toward some pay for performance features in its pay structure. How does the 2004 raise compare to the private sector?
Latest issue covers variety of HR topics impacting the Federal workforce.
Some federal employees may qualify for extended assignment incentives.
President Bush has proposed a total pay increase for most Federal employees of 2% in January 2004.