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
President Bush approves 2% pay raise for Federal employees
Some employees are unhappy with the 2004 pay raise as the federal government is moving toward some pay for performance features in its pay structure. How does the 2004 raise compare to the private sector?