Goldilocks and Federal Employee Pay

Are federal employees overpaid or underpaid relative to the private sector? The author says the answer is not as simple as answering this one question.

Pay Parity and Your 2013 Pay Raise

The debate over a pay raise for federal employees in 2013 is well underway. Pay parity with the military is a tactic proponents will often use to vie for a larger pay increase for federal employees.

Pay Parity and Your 2010 Pay Raise

Congress says it approves the idea of pay parity between federal employees and military personnel but doesn’t indicate how much should be approved for a possible pay raise in 2010. Will federal employees be asked to take a lower raise in the midst of rising unemployment and low inflation? Also, federal retirees are on track to go without a COLA increase.