President Donald Trump has announced his plans to freeze pay for federal civilian employees in 2019.
The president has a deadline that’s fast-approaching. President Donald Trump must make a determination on federal pay by Aug. 31.
The Senate included a 1.9 percent federal pay raise in a series of four appropriations bills, which it passed Wednesday. The Senate proposal differs from both the House version and the White House’s recommendation.
With three months left to go in the cost-of-living adjustment countdown clock, federal/military/Social Security retirees are looking at a January inflation-catch up of 2.7 percent.