The Federal Salary Council has recommended adding two new locality pay areas in Virginia and Vermont in 2017. What is the forecast for changes in locality pay for next year?
Congress has not had a pay raise since 2009 and is unlikely to have one in 2017. Should Congress receive a pay raise? Will this impact any federal employee pay raise in 2017? Take the survey within the article and express your opinion.
The Obama administration has recommended a 1.6% pay raise for federal workers in 2017. Does that mean this is a done deal and federal employees now know what their pay raise will be next year? Hardly. Here is a detailed look at how the political process surrounding how the federal workforce is paid is likely to play out in the coming months.
President Obama has issued an executive order setting 2016 pay rates for federal employees.