Tag: General Schedule

What Penalties Would I Face If I Retire at 62 With Less Than 20 Years of Service?

By on August 16, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Q&A with 0 Comments
What Penalties Would I Face If I Retire at 62 With Less Than 20 Years of Service?

What penalties would I face if I retire at 62 years old but have less than 20 years in service?

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Is the Civil Service Unbreakable?

By on August 10, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Is the Civil Service Unbreakable?

Can the will of federal employees be broken? The author provides his insight and analysis.

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Rethinking Position Classification

By on August 3, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Rethinking Position Classification

The author says that the position classification process in civil service is in need of reform.

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Money, Manpower, Morale, and Motivation

By on July 5, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Money, Manpower, Morale, and Motivation

Is pay for performance a viable option for the federal workforce? There are efforts to replace the General Schedule, but the author is skeptical it can work.

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Legislation Would Move TSA Employees to GS Pay System

By on May 7, 2017 in Agency News, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Move TSA Employees to GS Pay System

Legislation recently reintroduced in the House would put TSA employees under the General Schedule pay system.

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President Issues Order Finalizing 2017 Federal Employee Pay Raise

By on December 28, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
President Issues Order Finalizing 2017 Federal Employee Pay Raise

An executive order finalizing the 2017 GS pay raise for federal employees has been published.

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Pay Agent Shoots Down Large Expansion of Locality Pay

By on December 18, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Pay Agent Shoots Down Large Expansion of Locality Pay

A large proposed expansion of locality pay has been denied for 2016. Here are the details and who is impacted.

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Calculating Your 2017 GS Salary With Pay Calculator for Federal Employees

By on December 13, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Calculating Your 2017 GS Salary With Pay Calculator for Federal Employees

How much will you make in salary in 2017? The 2017 GS pay calculator provides the information quickly for your grade, step and locality pay area.

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‘Revised’ 2017 Locality Pay Rates Issued for Federal Employees

By on December 12, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
‘Revised’ 2017 Locality Pay Rates Issued for Federal Employees

The revised locality pay rates for various areas of the United States are now out. San Francisco and Washington, DC areas will enjoy the biggest gains.

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Alternative Pay Plan Submitted for Federal Employees in 2017: 1.6% Average Raise

By on November 29, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Alternative Pay Plan Submitted for Federal Employees in 2017: 1.6% Average Raise

President Obama has submitted an Alternative Pay Plan for 2017. The average federal pay raise would be 1.6%.

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