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2017 Locality Pay Rates for Federal Employees: San Francisco and DC Areas On Top

By on November 30, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
2017 Locality Pay Rates for Federal Employees: San Francisco and DC Areas On Top

The 2017 locality pay rates are out. The largest increases are in the San Francisco and DC areas. You can view the full list of new locality pay rates here.

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Alternative Pay Plan Submitted for Federal Employees in 2017: 1.6% Average Raise

By on November 29, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Alternative Pay Plan Submitted for Federal Employees in 2017: 1.6% Average Raise

President Obama has submitted an Alternative Pay Plan for 2017. The average federal pay raise would be 1.6%.

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Pay Raises, Inflation and the Federal Workforce

By on February 8, 2015 in Pay & Benefits with 238 Comments

The president has recommended a 1.3% pay raise for 2016. Does the rate of inflation make a difference in the annual pay raise? How have federal pay raises under President Obama compared to previous administrations?

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Pay Freeze Ends: Federal Employees to Get 1% Raise in 2014

By on December 23, 2013 in Pay & Benefits with 108 Comments

The president has issued an executive order that will give federal employees an across-the-board pay raise of 1% “on the first day of the first applicable pay period beginning on or after January 1, 2014.”

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Obama Proposes Plan for 1% Pay Increase

By on August 30, 2013 in Pay & Benefits with 315 Comments

In a letter issued late Friday, the president has said that he is transmitting an alternate pay plan for an across the board pay increase of 1% for the federal workforce.

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Pay Parity and Your 2013 Pay Raise

By on January 12, 2012 in Pay & Benefits with 44 Comments

The debate over a pay raise for federal employees in 2013 is well underway. Pay parity with the military is a tactic proponents will often use to vie for a larger pay increase for federal employees.

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Calculating Your 2010 Pay Rate: How Much Will You See in Your Paycheck?

By on August 9, 2009 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

What will your 2010 pay rate be in actual dollars and cents? That depends in large part on the final action by Congress and the President.

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Pay Parity and Your 2010 Pay Raise

By on April 30, 2009 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

Congress says it approves the idea of pay parity between federal employees and military personnel but doesn’t indicate how much should be approved for a possible pay raise in 2010. Will federal employees be asked to take a lower raise in the midst of rising unemployment and low inflation? Also, federal retirees are on track to go without a COLA increase.

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NSPS and Your 2009 Pay Raise

By on December 29, 2008 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

We know that the average federal employee will receive a raise of 3.9% in 2008 and federal retirees will get a COLA of as much as 5.8%. What about employees under NSPS? Many NSPS employees in the Washington, DC area will get a higher raise than those under the GS system.

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Pay, COLAs and Your 2009 Paycheck

By on November 5, 2008 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments

COLA’s and pay raises are of interest to virtually all of our readers. There is also confusion about who gets what increase. Here is a brief explanation of the 2009 COLA and the 2009 federal employee pay raise–and why you do not get both a pay raise and a COLA.

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