Tag: Pay Raise

Understanding the 2008 Federal Pay Raise (Maybe)

By on December 6, 2007 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

The federal pay system is complex. Some readers have asked good questions because of confusion about the amount of their pay based on the possibility of an average pay increase of 3% or an average of 3.5%. If you are confused, you are not alone.

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The Federal Budget, Government Shutdown and the 2008 Pay Raise

By on November 15, 2007 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

Any federal employee who may have wondered if career civil service employees are involved in politics need only consider the current budget war on spending for fiscal year 2008 (for the fiscal year that started October 1st). Will there be a government shutdown? Will “nonessential” federal employees be sent home? Will the dispute impact your 2008 pay raise?

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