How does locality pay actually work, and where did it come from?
Explaining the history of locality pay and how it affects federal employees on the General Schedule.
Federal employees looking for major changes to locality pay will be disappointed in 2018, as the entities that typically make small but significant moves…
The Federal Salary Council voted Friday to add 13 cities to a list of municipalities where federal employees are paid more, in an effort to close a growing wage gap between feds and private-sector counterparts in certain regions of the country. 12 of the 13 recommendations had been approved previously but have gone unimplemented by the President’s Pay Agent, frustrating federal employees and the unions representing feds in those areas.