Tag: Pay Raise

Federal Pay – Primum Non Nocere

By on September 13, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Federal Pay – Primum Non Nocere

When it comes to considering a pay raise for federal employees next year, the author says that he believes the best approach is to “first, do no harm.”

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Growing Bipartisan Opposition to the Proposed Pay Freeze

By on September 13, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Growing Bipartisan Opposition to the Proposed Pay Freeze

A growing number of lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle are urging President Trump to reconsider the proposed 2019 pay freeze.

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Federal Pay Isn’t Driving Deficits

on September 12, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
The pay freeze issue is coming to a head when Congress decides whether to incorporate a 1.9 percent boost to federal employee pay next year.

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Federal Employee Pay Raises and Inflation

By on September 10, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Federal Employee Pay Raises and Inflation

How do annual federal employee pay increases compare with the annual inflation rate? Here is a chart showing 23 years of data.

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Trump to ‘Study’ Federal Workers’ Pay Over Labor Day Weekend

By on August 31, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

President Trump said in a speech today that he will “study” the issue of pay for federal workers over the weekend. What exactly does this mean?

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Senator Proposes Pay Freeze for DOL Employees

By on August 20, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Senator Proposes Pay Freeze for DOL Employees

One Senator recently proposed a freeze on pay raises for federal employees at the Labor Department.

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Senate Approves 1.9% Pay Raise

By on August 1, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Senate Approves 1.9% Pay Raise

The Senate has passed a spending bill which puts federal employees one step closer to getting a pay raise (rather than a pay freeze) in 2019.

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Long-Term Costs and a 2019 Federal Employee Pay Raise

By on July 25, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Long-Term Costs and a 2019 Federal Employee Pay Raise

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has issued a statement opposing a federal employee pay raise in 2019.

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Buyout Increase Dropped in Latest Congressional Report

By on July 24, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Buyout Increase Dropped in Latest Congressional Report

Legislation to increase the amount of a buyout from $25,000 to $40,000 received what is likely to amount to a knockout punch this week.

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Congress and the 2019 Federal Employee Pay Raise

By on July 19, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Congress and the 2019 Federal Employee Pay Raise

The House and Senate appear to be going in different directions on a federal employee pay raise in 2019. Here is an update.

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