Tag: Pay Raise

No COLA in 2021?

May 18, 2020 11:28 AM , Updated June 1, 2020 3:06 PM
No COLA in 2021?

Is there a possibility or probability of no cost of living adjustment (COLA) in 2021 for Social Security recipients and federal retirees?

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White House Proposes 1% Pay Raise in 2021

February 10, 2020 3:21 PM
White House Proposes 1% Pay Raise in 2021

The 2021 budget proposal from the White House includes a suggested pay raise for federal employees.

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Lawmakers Want a 3.5% Pay Raise for Federal Employees in 2021

January 28, 2020 7:09 PM , Updated February 10, 2020 10:58 AM
Lawmakers Want a 3.5% Pay Raise for Federal Employees in 2021

Two lawmakers have introduced legislation to provide a 3.5% pay raise for federal employees in 2021.

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Federal Employees’ Favorite Topics in 2019

January 16, 2020 11:02 AM
Federal Employees’ Favorite Topics in 2019

Which topics were of the most interest to federal employees in 2019? Here is the top 20 list of the most popular FedSmith articles last year.

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The Winners in 2020 Locality Pay Are…

December 27, 2019 11:03 AM
The Winners in 2020 Locality Pay Are…

Which locality pay areas will receive the biggest raise in 2020 and which will get the lowest? Here are all of the locality pay rates for 2020.

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The 2020 Pay Raise is Now Official

December 26, 2019 6:43 PM
The 2020 Pay Raise is Now Official

President Trump has signed an Executive Order implementing the 2020 pay raise.

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No New Locality Pay Areas in 2020

December 24, 2019 3:36 PM , Updated January 7, 2020 10:26 AM

A new President’s Pay Agent report does not add locality pay areas in 2020 and finds the Salary Council’s method of comparing pay with private sector “lacks credibility”.

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2020 Pay Raise Unfair to Retirees?

December 23, 2019 2:18 PM , Updated January 4, 2020 5:20 PM
2020 Pay Raise Unfair to Retirees?

Which group comes out ahead in determining a COLA or the annual federal pay raise?

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Trump Sends Christmas Thank You Letter to Federal Employees

December 22, 2019 8:45 AM , Updated December 26, 2019 9:58 AM

President Trump wrote a letter to federal employees thanking them for their service and informing them of new pay and leave benefits recently signed into law.

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2020 Raise: How We Got to 3.1%

December 19, 2019 8:09 PM , Updated January 3, 2020 1:00 PM
2020 Raise: How We Got to 3.1%

The House and Senate have passed legislation to avoid a government shutdown and enact a 3.1% annual pay raise in 2020.

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