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Salary council discusses 2009 raise, pay gap data

Private sector incentive pay could distort salary differences, which help to determine locality raises.


Senate sends 3.9 percent pay raise to President Bush

Unions and management groups applaud the pay increase, but note the measure will place strain on some agencies by holding funding level.

GAO, union reach interim bargaining agreement

A ratification vote is likely to happen by mid-October.

Bush order allows direct hiring of military spouses

Order approving noncompetitive appointments to civil service jobs follows State of the Union pledge to expand benefits for military families.


Bailout bill would have given Treasury chief unfettered authority

Legislation would have allowed Henry Paulson to waive acquisition rules and competitive hiring procedures.

FERS Flexibilities

What you can do to ensure a comfortable retirement.


Defense finalizes changes to pay system rules

Unions will consider filing suit over the new regulations if the next presidential administration doesn’t repeal the system entirely.

TSP Tumult

Investors antsy to make more trades should remember that the federal employee retirement plan isn’t designed for that.


Federal health premiums to rise 7 percent in 2009

Rate hike the highest since 2005; union official calls it discouraging.


OPM opposes domestic partnership benefits bill

Panel witnesses and lawmakers dispute agency’s claim that extending such benefits could lead to insurance fraud.