Tag: Salary Council

Pay Agent: Pay Disparity Gap Lacks Credibility

By on February 24, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Pay Agent: Pay Disparity Gap Lacks Credibility

The President’s Pay Agent report for 2019 has been released outlining approval of new and expanded locality pay areas.

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6 New Locality Pay Areas Coming in 2019

By on December 5, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
6 New Locality Pay Areas Coming in 2019

OPM has issued a final rule to add six new locality pay areas in 2019 that will impact roughly 70,000 federal employees.

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Federal Employee Pay and the Federal Salary Council

By on November 14, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Federal Employee Pay and the Federal Salary Council

The Federal Salary Council has renewed its call for adding new locality pay areas and added one more geographic area to its list of recommendations.

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Salary Council Recommends More Locality Pay Areas

By on October 23, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Salary Council Recommends More Locality Pay Areas

The Federal Salary Council has made a number of recommendations for expanding and increasing federal locality pay.

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Federal Employees Underpaid: What About 2019 Raise?

By on April 29, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Federal Employees Underpaid: What About 2019 Raise?

Recent articles about a large pay deficit for federal employees may raise hopes for a significant raise in 2019. Don’t spend the money just yet though.

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Federal Employees: Overpaid or Underpaid?

By on April 26, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Federal Employees: Overpaid or Underpaid?

Federal benefits are generally better than benefits offered in the private sector. This accounts for much of the disparity between federal and private sector compensation according to the CBO.

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Federal Employee Locality Pay Update: Holding Off Burlington and Virginia Beach

By on December 7, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Federal Employee Locality Pay Update: Holding Off Burlington and Virginia Beach

Will Burlington, VT and Virginia Beach, VA areas be added as locality pay areas in 2017? They will be added but not in 2017.

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Federal Employees Underpaid by 34.07%

By on October 31, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Federal Employees Underpaid by 34.07%

The Federal Salary Council says the federal workers are, on average, underpaid by 34.07% relative to the private sector. When will salary figures for 2017 be released?

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Adding Birmingham and San Antonio to Locality Pay Areas

By on October 28, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Adding Birmingham and San Antonio to Locality Pay Areas

The Federal Salary Council has proposed adding San Antonio and Birmingham to the list of locality pay areas for 2018.

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New Federal Employee Locality Pay Areas for 2017?

By on August 15, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
New Federal Employee Locality Pay Areas for 2017?

The Federal Salary Council has recommended adding two new locality pay areas in Virginia and Vermont in 2017. What is the forecast for changes in locality pay for next year?

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