Tag: Locality Pay

Want the New Locality Pay Areas? There’s a Petition for That

November 3, 2014 10:52 AM

A new petition is circulating which asks the president’s Pay Agent to implement the 12 new pay localities recently recommended by the Federal Salary Council.

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Politics and Locality Pay

No action has been taken on a recommendation to approve new locality pay areas in 2015.

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Close to Retirement? Move Somewhere!

August 6, 2014 3:15 PM

The author says that federal employees who move to more expensive locality areas prior to retirement can actually boost their annuity after retirement. He explains how this works through the use of some hypothetical examples.

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Locality Pay and the Federal Pay Schedule

July 14, 2014 3:20 PM

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.

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Locality Pay and that Federal Pay Raise

February 27, 2014 3:33 PM

Federal employees in areas as far apart as Albany, NY to Las Vegas and Tucson are wondering, “What about my locality pay?”

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New Locality Pay Areas? Not in 2014

Despite the recommendations of the Federal Salary Council, locality pay areas will be the same in 2014 as they were in 2013.

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Adding New Federal Locality Pay Areas for 2014

Federal employees in a number of metropolitan areas are likely to be included in new locality pay areas in 2014.

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Locality Pay and How it Impacts Federal Employees

November 19, 2012 4:08 PM

Locality pay is one wrinkle in the complex federal pay system that can make a big difference in the amount of pay received by a federal employee. Here is a quick summary of the new recommendations from the Federal Salary Council that may interest many federal employees.

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Will Federal Employees Get a Pay Raise in 2013?

March 15, 2012 9:11 AM

Will federal employees receive a pay raise in 2013 or will the pay freeze continue in effect for another year? Our best guess: A small raise for feds in January.

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Managing Telework and Locality Pay

The use of telework or flexi-place has become an attractive feature for both employees and management for a variety of different reasons. However, a poorly administered program can be more of a burden than the problem one may be trying to solve.

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