locality pay

  • Says Who?

    The Federal Salary Council recently released its recommendations for locality pay for 2010. But have you ever wondered how those numbers are actually determined? Chuck Grimes, Deputy Associate Director for the Center for Performance and…

  • What’s in YOUR Paycheck?

    A lot of changes happen with every new year – and some feds can look forward to an increase in their pay. Others are getting more bang for their buck when it comes to cost…

  • Tapping the Sunshine Grapevine

    Would you like to wear an aloha shirt to the office or get out the old dog sled team when you get off work? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says there’s a Sunshine Network that alerts cold stateside feds to job openings in Hawaii.

  • Big Bucks Wish List

    When Congress passed the Tobacco bill, many federal and postal workers and retirees got short-changed because it moved so quickly. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says they have a fighting chance to recoup some of those losses in the pending Defense Authorization battle between the House and Senate.

  • Federal Salary Council recommends FY 2012 locality pay rates

    This was the first meeting with the seven new members appointed earlier this month by the President. National Treasury Employees Union President and FSC council member Colleen Kelley gave us the details from the meeting.

  • Obama: Locality pay will not increase in 2011

    Locality pay will remain at 2010 levels.

  • Federal Salary Council proposes locality increase for 2012

    The report comes as Congress and the administration are considering a two-year pay freeze. The White House held 2011 locality pay at the 2010 levels. The council also wants to add six new cities to the locality pay list.

  • Your $1.3 Blllion Pay Freeze Tab

    If you work in Lansing, Albany, Albuquerque, Charlotte, Harrisburg or Portland, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey has some good news for you… and some bad news.

  • Federal pay freeze Q&A

    Your most commonly asked questions about the federal pay freeze are answered.

  • No pay raise for poor performing DoD civilians

    A new bill would flatline pay for Defense civilian employees who receive poor performance ratings