What are the locality pay rates for 2016? President Obama has released his alternative pay plan that gives the percentages for every locality pay area in the country including the 13 new areas.
Are federal employees overpaid relative to the private sector? Is the General Schedule the best system to use for compensating the federal workforce? In this follow up to his previous article on federal pay, the author digs deeper on the debate to clarify some of his previous points and also addresses some new topics related to federal sector pay.
President Obama has issued a letter directing an across-the-board pay raise of 1% for federal employees in 2016.
How much will your annual salary be in 2015? The GS Pay Calculator has been updated to reflect the latest pay raise for each locality (including the “Rest of U.S.”) and for each GS grade and step in each area.
President Obama signed an executive order on Friday officially setting the 1% pay raise for federal workers in 2015.
Federal employees are receiving an across-the-board pay raise of 1% in 2015. How does this compare to pay raises in the last decade, and what impact will this have on GS employees’ annual salaries next year?
Virtually all stakeholders agree that the General Schedule system needs overhauling, but each needs to see something different to move forward. The author says that problems with the GS system could lead to a deteriorating work environment.
The author says that there are many perks that come with being a federal employee, including the almost guaranteed yearly grade and step increases for many employees.. He offers a detailed analysis of the positive impact the federal salary system can have on a federal worker’s pay over the course of a career.