1.9 percent pay raise

  • Economic fellow argues for incentive raises versus blanket 1.9 percent boost

    No one is getting rich from the 1.9 percent raise likely to come feds’ way next year, but is giving everyone the same percentage raise the right approach after all?

  • New hats, or off with their heads?

    Congress is considering whether to give feds a 1.9 percent pay raise in January. And the president has yet to decide or at least announce his decision whether to give nonemergency federal workers a bonus holiday on Christmas Eve.

  • Fed unions taking victory laps

    Unions representing federal and postal workers may be among the biggest winner in Tuesday’s midterm elections.  Most went all out — though not exclusively — for Democratic candidates. 

  • Feds group gives 4 lawmakers score of ‘0 percent’ for voting on key legislation

    National Active and Retired Federal Employees released its scorecard lawmakers this week according to how they voted on various legislation in the 115th Congress which the organization deemed beneficial or of concern to its members.

  • Federal pay raise & December shutdown: What are the odds?

    Find out what has to happen for Congress to approve a pay raise for federal workers and what’s the latest on the Trump Administrations’ plans to re-train what is sees as an aging, tech-challenged workforce on this week’s Your Turn.

  • Treading water: Feds need pay raise to pay 2019 health premiums

    Many people will actually pay less for coverage in 2019 than they are paying this year. That’s for sure, and it’s a very big deal.

  • Is there a pay raise in your future?

    Federal Managers Association President Renee Johnson and FMA Government and Public Affairs Director Greg Stanford join host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to discuss what their organization is doing to help secure a 1.9 percent pay raise for white collar feds. September 26, 2018

  • Pay raise: What are the odds?

    With 43 days until the midterm elections and five days from the fiscal new year, a 1.9 percent pay raise for white collar feds is looking good.

  • NARFE: Protecting your retirement benefits

    The CSRS and FERS programs are considered the jewel in the crown of federal civil service benefits but the Trump administration wants to cut costs in the giant federal retirement program by totally eliminating future COLAs for FERS retirees. NARFE’s Jessica Klement and John Hatton join host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to discuss what the organization is doing to protect all federal benefits, including the retirement plan. September 18, 2018

  • Retirees looking at last full ‘diet COLA?’

    The Trump administration wants to cut costs in the giant federal retirement program by totally eliminating future COLAs for FERS retirees. If it becomes law the 2019 COLA would be the last.