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Despite Legal Threats, Membership In Federal Unions Shows Growth

By on March 15, 2016 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Federal unions showed the largest growth rate in membership since 2008 according to recent BLS data. The author points out, however, that federal unions have been under attack from various laws and court cases which he says presents a long term challenge for unions going forward.

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Legislation Proposing 5.3% Pay Raise Officially Introduced

By on February 24, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Proposing 5.3% Pay Raise Officially Introduced

It was announced earlier this month that legislation would be introduced to give federal employees a 5.3% pay increase in 2017. That bill has now officially been introduced in the House.

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FedSmith.com Users Agree With AFGE: 2017 Raise Should be 5.3%

By on February 22, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

FedSmith.com users said in a recent poll that federal workers deserve a 5.3% pay raise in 2017.

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Legislation Would Give Federal Employees a 5.3% Raise in 2017

By on February 13, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Give Federal Employees a 5.3% Raise in 2017

The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is reporting that Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA) has introduced legislation in support of AFGE’s proposal to give federal employees a 5.3% pay raise in 2017.

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Obama’s Budget Proposes 1.6% Raise, 6 Weeks Paid Parental Leave for Federal Workforce

By on February 9, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Obama’s Budget Proposes 1.6% Raise, 6 Weeks Paid Parental Leave for Federal Workforce

What is in the president’s budget for the federal workforce? Here are several highlights.

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AFGE Wants a 5.3% Pay Raise in 2017

By on February 4, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
AFGE Wants a 5.3% Pay Raise in 2017

How much of a pay raise should federal employees get in 2017? President Obama thinks it should be 1.6%, but the American Federation of Government Employees thinks it should be 5.3%. What is your opinion?

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Top Posts of 2015

By on December 30, 2015 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Top Posts of 2015

From an extra half day off on Christmas Eve to guidance on the new locality pay areas, here are the posts you read the most in 2015.

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AFGE Endorses Clinton for President

By on December 10, 2015 in Current Events with 0 Comments
AFGE Endorses Clinton for President

The American Federation of Government Employees has announced that it is endorsing Hillary Clinton for president in 2016.

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Federal Employee Groups Disgusted With President’s Proposed Pay Raise

By on September 2, 2015 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Federal Employee Groups Disgusted With President’s Proposed Pay Raise

Federal employee groups have been expressing their displeasure this week with the president’s proposed pay raise for 2016.

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Cox Reelected as AFGE National President

By on August 19, 2015 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Cox Reelected as AFGE National President

J. David Cox, Sr. will serve another three year term as the American Federation of Government Employees national president.

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