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White House Confirms Intent to Propose 1.9% Pay Raise in 2018

By on April 12, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
White House Confirms Intent to Propose 1.9% Pay Raise in 2018

There is now another indication that federal employees will receive an average raise of 1.9% in 2018.

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Why Do Current Federal Employees Get a Higher Raise Than Federal Retirees?

By on April 3, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Q&A with 0 Comments
Why Do Current Federal Employees Get a Higher Raise Than Federal Retirees?

Why do current federal employees get a much higher pay raise than federal retirees? I am a retiree and feel that this is unfair.

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1.9% Pay Raise Proposed for Federal Employees

By on March 20, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
1.9% Pay Raise Proposed for Federal Employees

A 2018 federal employee pay raise of 1.9% is to be proposed according to new reports.

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2018 Federal Employee Pay Raise and COLAs

By on March 13, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
2018 Federal Employee Pay Raise and COLAs

There is often confusion about the federal employee pay system. Here are some of the common misconceptions and an explanation.

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Legislation Introduced to Give Federal Employees a 3.2% Pay Raise in 2018

By on January 31, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced to Give Federal Employees a 3.2% Pay Raise in 2018

Legislation has been introduced in Congress to give federal employees a 3.2% pay raise in 2018.

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How Much of a Pay Raise Will FWS Employees Get in 2017?

By on January 10, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
How Much of a Pay Raise Will FWS Employees Get in 2017?

The author discusses the process for providing pay increases to federal employees under the Federal Wage System (FWS) for 2017.

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Why Isn’t the President Giving Federal Retirees a Higher Raise?

By on January 5, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Q&A with 0 Comments
Why Isn’t the President Giving Federal Retirees a Higher Raise?

Why isn’t the president giving a higher pay raise to federal retirees? I am a federal retiree and seeing current federal employees get a higher raise than me I feel is unfair.

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Pay Freeze Still in Effect for Some Federal Employees

By on December 29, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Pay Freeze Still in Effect for Some Federal Employees

While limited in its applicability, there is still a pay freeze for some federal employees in senior positions.

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The Best of 2016

By on December 29, 2016 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
The Best of 2016

The FedSmith.com authors posted many articles in 2016 to keep our readers informed. These are some of our (and your) favorites.

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President Issues Order Finalizing 2017 Federal Employee Pay Raise

By on December 28, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
President Issues Order Finalizing 2017 Federal Employee Pay Raise

An executive order finalizing the 2017 GS pay raise for federal employees has been published.

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