In what has become tradition in recent years, a bicameral pair of Democrats proposed a bill to give most civilian federal employees an 8.7% pay raise in 2024.
Explaining the history of locality pay and how it affects federal employees on the General Schedule.
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 you get depends on where you work.
From calibrating your TSP contribution to deciding whether to keep working ... there's a lot to think about at year-end.
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.
Agencies have until Nov. 18 to submit review and recommendation materials for any special pay rate requests for 2023.
Pay raises help people pay bills. But they are so much more than that thanks to the miracle of compounding.
In today's Federal Newscast: The Biden team has made a few more tweaks to its COVID-19 guidance for feds. Zombie programs that just won't die lurch glassy-eyed toward half a trillion dollars. And the Navy is looking for a few good gamers.
Congress has a lot on its plate to try to avoid a continuing resolution, including a host of appropriations bills.
Recommendations to expand pay localities, adjust requirements to add new localities and more from the Federal Salary Council.
New council recommendations would adjust several pay locality areas, but must get approval from the president's pay agent before implementation.
Senate Democrats unveiled 12 draft appropriations bills, with a 10.1% boost for civilian agencies, and an 8.7% increase in defense spending.
At least one agency has a severe staffing shortage in that particular occupational code. Namely, the Veterans Health Administration. The workplace can turn bad pretty fast. Especially if that workplace is a hospital.
With no mention of federal pay raise in the fiscal 2023 financial services and general government bill, House appropriators push forward the White House’s 4.6% proposal.