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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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House Budget Committee Releases 2017 Budget Proposal

By on March 15, 2016 in Agency News, Retirement with 0 Comments
House Budget Committee Releases 2017 Budget Proposal

The House Budget Committee has released its FY 2017 budget proposal. Unlike past budgets, this one lacks some of the direct targeting of federal employees through proposed cuts, but it still includes some proposals that are applicable to federal workers. Here is a summary of these proposals.

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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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1.6 Percent Pay Raise for 2017 to be Proposed

By on February 3, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

The president’s budget proposal for 2017 is expected to include a 1.6% federal pay raise for federal GS employees. The budget may be released as early as next week.

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Exactly How Would the 2016 House GOP Budget Impact Your Pay and Benefits?

By on March 24, 2015 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Exactly How Would the 2016 House GOP Budget Impact Your Pay and Benefits?

The House budget committee released its 2016 budget proposal last week, largely bereft of any specifics of proposed changes to federal pay and benefits. A new report, however, is shedding some light on these details.

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Sanders: No Chained CPI to Appear in Obama Budget

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Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said Friday that the chained CPI will not be a part of President Obama’s next budget.

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House Budget Committee Advances 2015 Budget Proposal

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House Budget Committee Advances 2015 Budget Proposal

The House Budget Committee has approved the House Republican fiscal year 2015 budget.

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Senate Budget Proposal Supports Parity Between Federal Employees and Contractors

By on March 21, 2013 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

The Senate Democrat’s 2014 budget proposal released this week says that it offers a “smarter approach” than the House GOP budget proposal to save taxpayers money when it comes to addressing potential cuts to the federal workforce.

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RSC Budget Would Require All Federal Employees to Pay More Towards Retirement

By on March 18, 2013 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments

The House Republican Study Committee has released its 2014 budget blueprint which includes a number of proposed changes that would impact the federal workforce.

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