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Federal locality pay: Broken or underfunded?

The Federal Salary Council, the entity responsible for recommending changes or additions the locality pay system, is not recommending any new areas for…

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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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House appropriators stay silent on federal pay for 2021

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Life after coronavirus: Work from home, from anywhere — but take a locality pay cut?

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More top career employees hit the federal pay ceiling in 2020

Capped pay rates went up in 2020, but salary compression is real for an ever-expanding group of federal employees within certain locality pay areas.

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OPM laying the groundwork for paid parental leave law

In today’s Federal Newscast, new regulations to implement the paid parental leave law for federal employees are in the works.

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

The president’s pay agent, a group composed of the Labor secretary and directors of the Office of Personnel Management and Office of Management and Budget, say the methodology behind federal locality pay doesn’t make sense — and hasn’t made sense since its creation.

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