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(AP Photo/Elise Amendola)FILE- In this June 15, 2018, file photo, twenty dollar bills are counted in North Andover, Mass. Default on your federal student loans and the government can take up to 15 percent of each paycheck to satisfy your debt. The Education Department can also withhold federal benefits like tax returns and Social Security payments. Garnishment is an effective tool to recoup unpaid loans, private collection agencies enlisted by the Education Department took in over $841.6 million  via wage garnishment in the 2018 fiscal year, but it inflicts serious financial strain on borrowers who are already struggling. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Calls to ban use of salary history reveal deeper issues in federal pay system

DOJ GEN’s call to OPM to fully ban the use of salary history in federal hiring and pay-setting unearths larger issues with the federal pay system as a whole.

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Advocacy groups raise concerns about federal pay system amid growing wage gap

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Less than a third of federal STEM employees are women

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The federal pay gap is shrinking, but advocacy groups are calling for more

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Hard to tell how much impact EO will have on federal pay equity

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Biden urges private companies to help narrow gender pay gap

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Federal workforce dealing with gender, racial pay gap among older employees

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Explaining the ‘unexplained’ reasons for the gender pay gap in the federal workforce

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Council offers up 5 recommendations to change the way federal pay is measured

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Federal Salary Council pushing 6 new locality pay areas in effect for 2019

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Women work cheaper, but why?

Is bias or deliberate discrimination the sole cause of women professionals being paid less? It would be glib and easy to say so, but likely incorrect.

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The pay ‘gap’: Grand Canyon or Rock Creek?

Many think there is a gap between federal and private sector pay. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says the problem is that each side thinks it’s on the…

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Studying women’s figures

Lots of important people in government spend a lot of their time studying women’s figures. And many agree it is the right, and smart, thing to do, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. Also, a lot of women think it is time to stop studying them and get down to action.

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