Pay Raise

Senate Appropriators Endorse Biden’s 2.7% Pay Raise for Feds in 2022

Spending bills unveiled by Senate Democrats Monday were silent on the issue of federal employee compensation, potentially clearing the way for President Biden’s plan.

Career Prosecutors Continue Push for Pay Equity

According to Justice Department statistics, only 65% of assistant U.S. attorneys are paid equivalent to a GS-15 or above, while the attorney corps at several other subcomponents are over 90% GS-15s.

GovExec Daily: Biden Makes the Pay Raise Number Official

Erich Wagner joins the podcast to discuss the 2022 pay figure for feds.

Biden Formalizes Plan for Average 2.7% Raise for Civilian Feds in 2022

The White House published an alternative pay plan for the federal workforce providing a 2.2% across the board raise along with an average increase of 0.5% to locality pay.

What Still Needs to Happen for Feds to Get a Pay Raise Next Year

President Biden has until the end of this month to formally announce his plan to give federal workers an average 2.7% pay raise in 2022.

Federal Firefighters to See Pay Increase Next Week

The pay raise, intended to ensure firefighters receive at least $15 per hour, was promised by President Biden earlier this year and will be retroactive to June 30.

GovExec Daily: A Minibus Pay Raise Update

Erich Wagner joins the podcast to discuss the latest pay and benefits news.

Raising the Contractor Minimum Wage: It’s Not as Simple as it Looks

The current circumstances create a bizarre combination of a wage safety net and wage suppression.

GovExec Daily: Two Different Pay Raise Numbers

Erich Wagner joins the show to discuss a plan that would exceed the Biden budget pay raise for feds.

White House Moves to Bolster Wildland Firefighter Pay

President Biden previously expressed outrage that some federal firefighters make less than $15 per hour.

Federal Wildland Firefighters Will Get Pay Raises

Biden announced a pay raise to at least $15 an hour this year.

White House Pledges ‘Multi-Year Strategy’ for Boosting Federal Workforce

Hiring and pay raises are priorities, and key lawmakers say the 2022 increase is on track.

Employee Groups Continue to Push for Bigger Pay Raise Following Biden Budget Release

Several organizations representing federal employees announce that they support a 3.2% pay increase next year, rather than the 2.7% boost proposed in the president’s fiscal 2022 budget.

Biden Proposes 2.7% Raise for Feds in 2022, Restoring Pay Parity

Although it is unclear how plan breaks out between locality pay and across-the-board increases, the topline number matches the president's proposed pay raise for members of the military.