Will new locality pay areas be added to the federal GS pay system in 2015? A report from the President’s Pay Agent suggests this will be done but no final decision has been made.
Are federal employees paid too much, too little or about the right amount? The gap is growing larger between those that argue feds are over or underpaid.
Recent articles in the media have indicated that federal employees are not represented by unions that negotiate wages. This is not true as there are agencies in which wages are determined through collective bargaining. Here are a few of these agencies and how the salaries in these agencies compare to the rest of the federal workforce.
A new report says “[t]he federal civilian workforce has become an elite island of secure and high-paid workers, separated from the ocean of private-sector American workers who must compete in today’s dynamic economy.”