The Senate Committee on Appropriations has made the first step towards granting a 1% pay raise for federal employees in 2014 by affirming its support for a pay increase for DoD civilian employees.
The White House has continued is continuing to push for a 1% pay increase in 2014.
Two recent editorials take issue with the upcoming pay increase for federal employees.
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.
Will you get a COLA as a federal retiree in 2011? Will federal employees get a pay raise in 2011? How much will your health insurance premium go up in 2011?
How much of a pay raise will federal employees receive in 2011? The debate is already beginning with the submission of a 1.4% suggested pay raise for the military in 2011. It is unlikely that the civilian pay raise will exceed any raise for the military so the starting point in negotiations for next year is 1.4%.
Why will the 2010 pay raise for some readers be less than 2%? Which geographic area will receive the biggest pay raise in 2010?
President Obama has quietly sent out a letter to the House and Senate noting that for the federal workforce “an across-the board increase of 2.0 percent shall go into effect on the first day of the first applicable pay period beginning on or after January 1, 2010.”
What will your 2010 pay rate be in actual dollars and cents? That depends in large part on the final action by Congress and the President.
Will the 2010 average federal pay raise be 2%, 2.9% or 3.4%? All three figures are being used in Congress by different committees. Here is an update on the status of the 2010 pay increase.