The 2018 federal employee pay raise is following the usual tortuous path. Probable result: an average pay raise of 1.9% in January.
The National Association of Letter Carriers recently announced a tentative agreement that would give pay raises and COLAs to a number of Postal employees.
A House committee held a hearing on federal employee compensation. Interest groups are out in force. Here is a summary of competing arguments.
There is now another indication that federal employees will receive an average raise of 1.9% in 2018.
Why do current federal employees get a much higher pay raise than federal retirees? I am a retiree and feel that this is unfair.