Tag: Locality Pay

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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Extension of Locality Payments to Non-General Schedule Employees

By on December 16, 2010 in Current Events, Human Resources with 0 Comments

The President’s Pay Agent has decided to extend the 2011 locality payments to the same Governmentwide and single-agency categories of employees authorized to receive the 2010 locality payments. If a pay freeze is enacted for 2011, these employees will be entitled to continue to receive locality payments at the 2010 level. Here is the OPM announcement.

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FERS Sick Leave Credit and Locality Pay for Some Federal Employees Passes in House

By on June 26, 2009 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

The bill that would provide credit for unused sick leave for federal employees under the FERS retirement plan and change the pay system for federal employees outside of the continental United States has been passed by the House.

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Executive Order Issued on 2009 Pay Increase: Where Are the Biggest Winners Located?

By on December 19, 2008 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

The President has signed an Executive Order implementing the 2009 federal pay increase. Here is a chart that shows the amount of the pay increase by locality pay area.

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“How Come I Didn’t Get the 3.5% Pay Raise I Was Supposed to Get!”

By on January 17, 2008 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

Readers have been asking questions about the 2008 pay raise. Most of the questions boil down to “Why didn’t I get the 3.5% I am supposed to get in my check this year?” or “How come people in DC are getting more than I am getting when they already make more money?”

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