Pay & Benefits Watch

Federal Advisory Group Finds Feds Are Paid 26.71% Less than Private Sector Counterparts

In their annual report, members of the Federal Salary Council recommend updates to datasets used in determining a region’s eligibility to become a locality pay area.

Labor Department Lowers the Bar for Some Feds to Prove Workplace COVID-19 Exposure

Federal workers in jobs like law enforcement and health care who contract the novel coronavirus will automatically qualify for workers compensation benefits, the department said.