Tag: Locality Pay

Does My Locality Pay Rate Include the Basic Percentage Increase?

By on January 11, 2018 in Pay & Benefits, Q&A with 0 Comments
Does My Locality Pay Rate Include the Basic Percentage Increase?

Does the locality pay raise percentage cited for 2018 include the basic pay raise of 1.4%?

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How Are Locality Pay Rates Computed?

By on January 2, 2018 in Pay & Benefits, Q&A with 0 Comments
How Are Locality Pay Rates Computed?

How are the locality pay calculations done? The increase in my 2018 salary with locality pay factored in seems to be lower than what I was expecting.

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Biggest and Smallest 2018 Raises for Federal Employees

By on December 26, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Biggest and Smallest 2018 Raises for Federal Employees

Which federal employee locality pay areas will receive the highest raise in 2018? Which ones will receive the lowest raise?

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Federal Employees’ 2018 Pay Raise Approved in Executive Order

By on December 22, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Federal Employees’ 2018 Pay Raise Approved in Executive Order

The 2018 General Schedule federal employee pay tables have been released. Here is the pay raise you can expect in the new year.

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Order Issued on 2018 Pay Raise for Federal Employees

By on December 22, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Order Issued on 2018 Pay Raise for Federal Employees

An Executive Order has been issued granting the 2018 federal employee pay raise.

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No New Locality Pay Areas Added for January 2018

By on December 22, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
No New Locality Pay Areas Added for January 2018

No new federal locality pay areas will be added in January 2018. New cities will be added at a later time.

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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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