Tag: General Schedule

6 New Locality Pay Areas Coming in 2019

December 5, 2018 11:42 AM , Updated December 13, 2018 11:53 AM
6 New Locality Pay Areas Coming in 2019

OPM has issued a final rule to add six new locality pay areas in 2019 that will impact roughly 70,000 federal employees.

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OPM Assumes No Pay Raise in 2019

October 18, 2018 10:17 AM , Updated October 26, 2018 4:32 PM
OPM Assumes No Pay Raise in 2019

Will there be a federal employee pay raise for 2019? A new memo from OPM casts some doubt over the possibility.

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The Civil Service is Becoming Fractured. Should We Care?

August 7, 2018 5:27 PM
The Civil Service is Becoming Fractured. Should We Care?

Many arguments support the idea of a single civil service system, however, the author says this is not ultimately what is best for federal human resources.

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Another Look at the Different Worlds of Federal Workers

April 12, 2018 4:23 PM , Updated April 20, 2018 6:23 PM
Another Look at the Different Worlds of Federal Workers

Life is not the same for federal employees in DC versus the rest of the country. The author analyzes some of the key differences.

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White House Proposals For Civil Service Reform: What They Missed

February 21, 2018 11:03 AM , Updated February 28, 2018 3:05 PM

The White House’s 2019 budget blueprint offered many proposals for civil service reform. The author provides an analysis of which ones he says missed the mark.

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Happy Birthday to the Civil Service

January 17, 2018 11:14 AM

This year marks the 135th anniversary of the Civil Service Commission. What are some of the current problems facing the civil service?

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Freezing Pay is Not the Answer

December 17, 2017 10:45 AM
Freezing Pay is Not the Answer

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.

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Attacking Federal Employee Salaries at CFPB

Attacking Federal Employee Salaries at CFPB

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is one of the highest paying agencies in government. Legislation has been introduced that would change that.

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

August 16, 2017 10:48 AM , Updated August 23, 2017 3:59 PM

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?

August 10, 2017 11:13 AM
Is the Civil Service Unbreakable?

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

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