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Time for a reality check

Tom O’Rourke, a Washington-area tax and estate attorney and former IRS lawyer, shares his plan to allow federal employees to double their money and to…

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Democratic lawmakers propose 5.1% average pay raise for federal employees

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Once again in 2022, your actual federal pay raise depends a lot on where you work

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Biden makes 2022 federal pay raise official for civilian employees

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Another year, another call for ‘major legislative reforms’ to the federal pay system

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Thousands of feds won’t get all — or any — of the January raise!

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DoD’s average housing subsidy sees big increase as real estate continues to get pricier

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)Sunlight shines on the U.S. Capitol dome, Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

NDAA has big changes for personnel, even though some blockbuster provisions are changed

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Your federal pay raise prospects, under (yet another) CR

A continuing resolution through February doesn’t necessarily change the White House’s plans for a federal pay raise for civilian employees next year. But…

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(AP Photo/Jenny Kane)This Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021, photo shows a Social Security card in Tigard, Ore.  Millions of retirees on Social Security will get a 5.9% boost in benefits for 2022. The biggest cost-of-living adjustment in 39 years follows a burst in inflation as the economy struggles to shake off the drag of the coronavirus pandemic.  (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)

Inflation alert: Are you on the Titanic or the iceberg?

The January cost of living adjustmnent for most retired feds, military and Social Security reciepents will be 5.9%. But the keyword is “most.”

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AbilityOne seeks to end minimum wage exception for disabled workers at nonprofit contractors

Nonprofit contractors employing people with disabilities through the AbilityOne program have not been bound to pay minimum wages, with many employees consistently receiving sub-minimum wages.

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