Tag: Pay Freeze

What’s Going on with the 2020 Pay Raise?

By on August 26, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
What’s Going on with the 2020 Pay Raise?

What is the status of a possible pay raise for federal employees in 2020? Here is where things currently stand.

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Draft Spending Bill Proposes Overriding 2020 Pay Freeze

By on June 4, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Draft Spending Bill Proposes Overriding 2020 Pay Freeze

A draft spending bill put forth in the House contains a pay raise for federal employees in 2020.

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Why is Another Pay Freeze Being Proposed?

By on March 27, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

OMB’s acting director explained the rationale behind proposing another pay freeze in 2020 at a recent Congressional hearing.

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Details Revealed on Proposed Benefits Cuts

By on March 18, 2019 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Details Revealed on Proposed Benefits Cuts

More details have been revealed about the suggested cuts to federal employees’ benefits along with the rationale for the proposals.

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The President’s Budget and the Civil Service

By on March 14, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
The President’s Budget and the Civil Service

The White House budget proposal contains suggestions federal employees will mostly not like. The author summarizes them and what they mean in the bigger picture.

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Another Pay Freeze Proposed for 2020

By on March 11, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Another Pay Freeze Proposed for 2020

The White House has proposed a pay freeze for federal employees for the second year in a row.

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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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2.6 Percent Raise for Federal Employees?

By on January 31, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
2.6 Percent Raise for Federal Employees?

An overall pay raise for the federal workforce is still a possibility. Here is a summary of what is going on now.

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Bill Introduced to Formally Block Automatic Pay Raises for Senior Officials

By on January 15, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Bill Introduced to Formally Block Automatic Pay Raises for Senior Officials

Legislation has been introduced to formalize the continuation of a pay freeze on the vice president and other senior officials during the shutdown.

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The Vice President is Poised to Get a Raise This Year

By on January 4, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
The Vice President is Poised to Get a Raise This Year

Congress allowed a provision to expire that would give an automatic pay raise to the vice president and certain political officials, but OPM says to keep the pay freeze for now.

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