Will new locality pay areas be added to the federal GS pay system in 2015? A report from the President’s Pay Agent suggests this will be done but no final decision has been made.
Many prevailing rate employees working under the WG or associated prevailing rate pay schedules have asked when pay increases will be effective in 2014. The author provides some answers.
Which federal jobs have the highest average salary and the highest bonus payments? Here are the listings.
The author says there are a number of good reasons to reform the General Schedule pay system. He offers some detail on why he believes this to be so.
More than 1.4 million employees are covered by the General Schedule. Another 30K are covered by pay plans that tie their pay directly to GS rates. Should the GS system be replaced?
How can you find the salary of an individual federal employee? For most federal employees, the federal employee database will enable you to find the information quickly and easily.
The author compares the historical pay increases of current federal employees to retirees on Social Security to see which group comes out ahead.
The first article on this subject introduced the concept of a new pay system in government. In the second article, the author goes into further detail on what this system might look like.
Recent articles in the media have indicated that federal employees are not represented by unions that negotiate wages. This is not true as there are agencies in which wages are determined through collective bargaining. Here are a few of these agencies and how the salaries in these agencies compare to the rest of the federal workforce.
As we all know, the two-year salary freeze has a loophole. Step increases will still be granted. This suggests another way to achieve savings, a way that will be permanent, and will ultimately save more money.