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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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House Democrats’ Bill to Reopen Government Includes Pay Raise

By on January 2, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
House Democrats’ Bill to Reopen Government Includes Pay Raise

House Democrats have unveiled legislation to end the partial government shutdown that includes a pay raise for federal employees.

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Can a 2019 Pay Raise Be Applied Retroactively?

By on December 30, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Can a 2019 Pay Raise Be Applied Retroactively?

Could Congress authorize a 2019 pay raise that would be applied retroactively?

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2019 Pay Raise on Life Support

By on December 20, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
2019 Pay Raise on Life Support

The possibility of a 2019 pay raise for federal employees is possible but increasingly unlikely.

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The Effects of a Lack of a Pay Raise

By on December 14, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
The Effects of a Lack of a Pay Raise

How does the lack of a pay raise factor into inflation, and what is the overall impact on your FERS annuity and Social Security benefits?

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No Shutdown for Now, But What About a Pay Raise?

By on December 6, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
No Shutdown for Now, But What About a Pay Raise?

Congress passed a stopgap spending bill to avoid a partial shutdown. Where does this leave the possibility of a pay raise?

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6 New Locality Pay Areas Coming in 2019

By on December 5, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
6 New Locality Pay Areas Coming in 2019

OPM has issued a final rule to add six new locality pay areas in 2019 that will impact roughly 70,000 federal employees.

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New Locality Pay Areas Likely for January 2019

By on November 20, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
New Locality Pay Areas Likely for January 2019

What are the latest developments on new locality pay areas for 2019, and where does next year’s pay raise stand?

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Federal Employee Pay and the Federal Salary Council

By on November 14, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Federal Employee Pay and the Federal Salary Council

The Federal Salary Council has renewed its call for adding new locality pay areas and added one more geographic area to its list of recommendations.

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OPM Assumes No Pay Raise in 2019

By on October 18, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Assumes No Pay Raise in 2019

Will there be a federal employee pay raise for 2019? A new memo from OPM casts some doubt over the possibility.

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