Feds Are Overpaid… Or Not: Part II

Are federal employees overpaid relative to the private sector? Is the General Schedule the best system to use for compensating the federal workforce? In this follow up to his previous article on federal pay, the author digs deeper on the debate to clarify some of his previous points and also addresses some new topics related to federal sector pay.

Implementing the New HR Changes: When Do These Benefits Become Effective?

Since the enhancement of some benefits for federal employees earlier this week, a number of readers have been asking questions on the implementation of these new benefits. While many questions will not be answered for some time, here is information from the Office of Personnel Management on the new benefits that will be helpful to some of our readers.