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80% Differential in Federal and Private Sector Compensation

By on September 24, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
80% Differential in Federal and Private Sector Compensation

A new study argues federal workers are paid 80% higher than private sector workers with respect to their total compensation package.

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Will Burlington and VA Beach Become Locality Pay Areas?

By on August 30, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Will Burlington and VA Beach Become Locality Pay Areas?

No action is currently being taken to add new locality pay areas. Here is a summary and a prognosis for adding new ones in January.

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Will New Federal Locality Pay Areas be Added for 2018?

By on August 28, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Will New Federal Locality Pay Areas be Added for 2018?

Will new locality pay areas be added in 2018 for the federal employee workforce?

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Will 2018 COLA Exceed Federal Employee Raise?

By on July 22, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Will 2018 COLA Exceed Federal Employee Raise?

Current federal employees are likely to receive a smaller pay increase in 2018 than federal retirees.

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Federal Employee Pay and Benefits for 2018

By on May 24, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Federal Employee Pay and Benefits for 2018

The 2018 federal budget is shaping up to be one that could reflect major changes in the federal pay and benefits package for employees.

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Federal Employees: Overpaid or Underpaid?

By on April 26, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Federal Employees: Overpaid or Underpaid?

Federal benefits are generally better than benefits offered in the private sector. This accounts for much of the disparity between federal and private sector compensation according to the CBO.

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1.9% Pay Raise Proposed for Federal Employees

By on March 20, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
1.9% Pay Raise Proposed for Federal Employees

A 2018 federal employee pay raise of 1.9% is to be proposed according to new reports.

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2018 Federal Employee Pay Raise and COLAs

By on March 13, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
2018 Federal Employee Pay Raise and COLAs

There is often confusion about the federal employee pay system. Here are some of the common misconceptions and an explanation.

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President Issues Order Finalizing 2017 Federal Employee Pay Raise

By on December 28, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
President Issues Order Finalizing 2017 Federal Employee Pay Raise

An executive order finalizing the 2017 GS pay raise for federal employees has been published.

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Pay Agent Shoots Down Large Expansion of Locality Pay

By on December 18, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Pay Agent Shoots Down Large Expansion of Locality Pay

A large proposed expansion of locality pay has been denied for 2016. Here are the details and who is impacted.

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