Tag: Locality Pay

How Will the Pay Raise Impact Locality Pay?

By on February 18, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
How Will the Pay Raise Impact Locality Pay?

How will the 2019 pay raise impact locality pay, and what does the Pay Agent have to say about new locality pay areas?

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It’s Official: Federal Employees Are Getting a Raise in 2019

By on February 15, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
It’s Official: Federal Employees Are Getting a Raise in 2019

Thanks to the spending bill that just became law, federal employees will have a pay raise in 2019, overriding the pay freeze that was previously in place.

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1.9% Retroactive Pay Raise Now Likely

By on February 14, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
1.9% Retroactive Pay Raise Now Likely

A raise of 1.9% appears more likely than seemed possible a few weeks ago. Here is the latest.

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Pay Freeze Stands for 2019

By on December 28, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Pay Freeze Stands for 2019

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.

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6 New Locality Pay Areas Coming in 2019

By on December 5, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
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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New Locality Pay Areas Likely for January 2019

By on November 20, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
New Locality Pay Areas Likely for January 2019

What are the latest developments on new locality pay areas for 2019, and where does next year’s pay raise stand?

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Federal Employee Pay and the Federal Salary Council

By on November 14, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Federal Employee Pay and the Federal Salary Council

The Federal Salary Council has renewed its call for adding new locality pay areas and added one more geographic area to its list of recommendations.

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Salary Council Recommends More Locality Pay Areas

By on October 23, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Salary Council Recommends More Locality Pay Areas

The Federal Salary Council has made a number of recommendations for expanding and increasing federal locality pay.

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OPM Proposes Adding 64,000 New Federal Employees to Locality Pay

By on July 6, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Proposes Adding 64,000 New Federal Employees to Locality Pay

OPM is proposing to add about 64,000 federal employees to the locality pay system for GS employees.

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Being a Fed in DC is Not The Same as the Rest of the Country

By on April 10, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Being a Fed in DC is Not The Same as the Rest of the Country

There are significant differences in being a federal employee in DC versus another part of the country, and this has an impact on pay.

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