Pay Freeze Stands for 2019

Rolled up $100 bill stuck in snow and ice depicting a pay freeze for federal employees

Because Congress has not overridden the president’s proposed pay freeze, and an Executive Order has been issued freezing pay, no raise is expected in 2019.

Freezing Pay is Not the Answer

$100 bill frozen inside a block of ice indicating a pay freeze

Reports indicate federal employees may face a pay freeze in 2019. The author says that while there are problems with federal pay, a freeze will not solve them.