Active federal employees are on track for an average 2.7% pay increase in 2007. Many federal retirees will probably do better than that again in 2007.
The 2007 pay raise process for federal civilian employees is following what is now a fairly well-worn path. No one knows the final outcome but 2.7% looks like the most likely result based on what has occurred so far.
President Bush signed an Executive Order late yesterday approving the 2006 pay raise for federal employees.
President Bush has signed the appropriations bill for several agencies that contains the 2006 pay raise for federal employees.
Should Congress forego a pay raise this year? If that happens, should the pay raise for federal employees be impacted as well in order to cut government spending?
Federal employees may get a 2.5% pay increase in 2005 unless Congress intervenes
Actions necessary to implement the 2005 pay raise are moving forward.
Federal employees, both civilian and military, can expect to receive a 3.5 percent pay increase in January after Congress approved the increase over the weekend.
OMB has sent a letter to Congress urging a 1.5% raise for federal employees rather than 3.5% proposed by Congress.
The Senate has passed the omnibus spending package that includes a retroactive 4.1% raise for federal employees