Trump makes 2021 federal pay raise official for civilian employees

President Donald Trump formalized a 1% across-the-board federal pay raise for civilian employees in 2021 via an executive order, which he signed Thursday…

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Locality pay remains stable and GS system is still broken, says pay agent

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Federal locality pay: Broken or underfunded?

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As locality pay list grows longer, feds may see ‘relatively lower pay increases,’ OPM says

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OPM to create a new locality pay area, expand another

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More top career employees hit the federal pay ceiling in 2020

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Federal locality pay has always been flawed, president’s pay agent says

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No new recommendations for additional locality pay areas, at least not yet

The Federal Salary Council is still debating a series of controversial changes to the methodology currently used to set federal employee locality pay.

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Salary Council members make official case for comprehensive federal pay changes

Three members of the Federal Salary Council have made their official recommendations to the President’s pay agent suggesting how to improve the way government…

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Is securing a new federal locality pay area worth it?

Federal employees in the six newly established locality pay areas may be disappointed with the payout from their 2019 retroactive raises.

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