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Welcome to the 2% year: Not as much for fewer people

For too many federal agencies, staffing levels don’t reflect real mission needs

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Federal employee groups want to know why civilians can’t get the same raise as military members this year

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After walking down a gravel road to do recon on a fire cresting into the trees, a wildland firefighter grimaces as he walks back to his crew on Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, at the Bedrock Fire north of Lenore, Idaho. Lenore is about 30 miles east of Lewiston, Idaho. (Pete Caster/Lewiston Tribune via AP)

White House asks Congress to keep firefighters from falling off the pay cliff

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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

President Joe Biden signed an executive order implementing an average 2.7% federal pay raise for most civilian employees in 2022, the final step needed…

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

The most serious discussions about possible changes to the federal pay and locality system are on hold, at least until the president nominates new members…

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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 while agencies have staved off another government shutdown threat for now, there’s still plenty of dysfunction ahead.

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