federal pay

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

The Biden administration is trying to address some more immediate spending needs through a supplemental request that will come up before Congress can pass…

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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

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

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The Capitol is seen from the Russell Senate Office Building during a delay in work on the Democrats' $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, March 5, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Senate Democrats unveil 2022 appropriations bills, back Biden’s planned federal pay raise

The nine appropriations bills that Senate Democrats unveiled Monday are silent on the topic of federal pay, meaning they’ll defer to the president’s recommendation…

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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/fotostok_pdv)Close up of female hands counting US dollar banknotes at the table in front a laptop computer. Woman accountant with money and notebook.

Stuck under the dreaded federal pay ceiling? Here’s what to look for

The Biden administration is planning on an average 2.7% federal pay raise for most civilian employees in 2022, but for many seasoned feds, next year’s…

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A look inside the federal pay mailbag

The White House gave its clearest indication yet on where it’s going with federal pay in 2022.

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