Pay and Benefits Roundup

By Kellie Lunney

February 9, 2012

Another week, another round of legislative proposals aimed at reducing federal compensation. Government workers no doubt are wishing for another sort of round right about now. In fact, you could concoct a drinking game around how many times these days you hear the following from someone in Washington: “pay freeze,” “shared sacrifice,” “scapegoat,” “overly generous pensions,” “deficit reduction.” OK, stop drinking, because the list goes on and on -- and so do the proposals targeting federal pay and benefits in the name of deficit reduction. Here’s a roundup of some of the measures on the table:


By Kellie Lunney

February 9, 2012

http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2012/02/pay-and-benefits-roundup/41142/