Companion legislation was introduced in the Senate this week to go along with a House bill introduced last month that would give federal employees a 5.3% pay raise in 2017.
FedSmith.com users said in a recent poll that federal workers deserve a 5.3% pay raise in 2017.
The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is reporting that Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA) has introduced legislation in support of AFGE’s proposal to give federal employees a 5.3% pay raise in 2017.
President Obama has issued an executive order setting 2016 pay rates for federal employees.
How much will your pay raise be in 2016? The president has recommended 1.3%. Congress could intervene but has not done so. What about a pay increase for military personnel and federal retirees?
Some federal employees in North Dakota are going to be getting a 34% pay increase.