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It’s Official: Federal Employees Are Getting a Raise in 2019

By on February 15, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
It’s Official: Federal Employees Are Getting a Raise in 2019

Thanks to the spending bill that just became law, federal employees will have a pay raise in 2019, overriding the pay freeze that was previously in place.

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1.9% Retroactive Pay Raise Now Likely

By on February 14, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
1.9% Retroactive Pay Raise Now Likely

A raise of 1.9% appears more likely than seemed possible a few weeks ago. Here is the latest.

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Lawmakers Seeking 3.6% Raise for Federal Workers in 2020

By on February 7, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Seeking 3.6% Raise for Federal Workers in 2020

Legislation has been introduced to give federal employees a 3.6% pay raise in 2020.

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No Retroactive Pay Raise Currently in the Works

By on February 7, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
No Retroactive Pay Raise Currently in the Works

Two open bills in Congress would give federal employees a raise, but neither one offers a retroactive pay increase.

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2.6 Percent Raise for Federal Employees?

By on January 31, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
2.6 Percent Raise for Federal Employees?

An overall pay raise for the federal workforce is still a possibility. Here is a summary of what is going on now.

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Will History Repeat Itself? Federal Employees Should Not Rule Out Possibility of 2019 Pay Raise

By on January 31, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Will History Repeat Itself? Federal Employees Should Not Rule Out Possibility of 2019 Pay Raise

A pay raise is still a possibility this year despite the president’s pay freeze. The author explains how this would work.

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Pay Raise Legislation Passes House

By on January 30, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Pay Raise Legislation Passes House

Legislation to give federal employees a pay raise in 2019 has passed the House.

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Pay Raise Bill Introduced in the Senate

By on January 30, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Pay Raise Bill Introduced in the Senate

Companion legislation for a pay raise in 2019 has been introduced in the Senate.

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Retroactive Pay Raise Legislation Introduced

By on January 27, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Retroactive Pay Raise Legislation Introduced

Legislation has been introduced to give federal employees a pay raise retroactive to the start of 2019.

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The Vice President is Poised to Get a Raise This Year

By on January 4, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
The Vice President is Poised to Get a Raise This Year

Congress allowed a provision to expire that would give an automatic pay raise to the vice president and certain political officials, but OPM says to keep the pay freeze for now.

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