The likely amount is now a 3.5% bump up in January 2021, but anything could happen.
NARFE president Ken Thomas says last year’s White House budget proposal “breaks promises to both current and future retirees.”
In today’s Federal Newscast, new regulations to implement the paid parental leave law for federal employees are in the works.
The down side of the pay raise that takes effect next week is that more highly successful, long time civil servants will be hit by the pay cap.
Actual 2020 raises for civilian employees will range from 2.85% to 3.52%, depending on where they work. Check out the 2020 locality pay rates OPM has released to see where you land.
The executive order implements 3.1% military pay raise on Jan. 1. Civilian employees will see similar increases in their first 2020 paycheck.