Pay

Biden urges agencies to broaden paid, unpaid leave options for federal employees

President Joe Biden directed agency leaders to expand federal employees’ access to leave options, including for family and medical emergencies, as well…

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After pushback, NSF implements 4.6% average pay raise for all excepted service employees

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Initial plans to cap pay raise for hundreds of NSF employees gain major union pushback

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VA says it’s ready to process all the burn pit claims pouring in

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Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, speaks during a Senate Foreign Relations committee hearing on the Fiscal Year 2023 Budget in Washington, Tuesday, April 26, 2022. (Al Drago/Pool Photo via AP)

Democrats reintroduce bill to give feds 8.7% average pay raise next year

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FILE - A worker carries a large parcel at the United States Postal Service sorting and processing facility Nov. 18, 2021, in Boston. Congress would lift onerous budget requirements that have helped push the Postal Service deeply into debt and would require it to continue delivering mail six days per week under bipartisan legislation that approached House approval Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

USPS tightens online security after fraudsters steal employees’ paychecks

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Biden administration fends off challenge to higher minimum wage for federal contractors

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Hundreds of federal employees teleworking overseas set to receive pay bump under NDAA

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How does locality pay actually work, and where did it come from?

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House Republicans introduce plans to revive ‘Holman rule’ in Congress

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Here are the actual pay raises federal employees will see in 2023, depending on their location

President Joe Biden signed an executive order on Dec. 23 to make the average 4.6% federal pay raise official for civilian employees. But the exact raise…

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Christmas in July: Omnibus would give TSA employees pay raise next summer

The government funding bill includes $398 million to bring TSA salaries in line with the rest of the federal workforce and the General Schedule system.

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The sun shines on the dome of Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Aug. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Omnibus silently endorses 4.6% pay raise for federal employees in 2023

Congress released the text of a massive government spending package for fiscal 2023, which includes an increase of $42.5 billion in non-defense spending and an increase of $76 billion in defense spending over enacted 2022 levels. But just a few days remain to pass the legislation and avoid either a government shutdown or another continuing resolution.

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