Pay Raise

Lawmakers Propose 3.2% Raise for Feds in 2022

Democrats in both chambers of Congress have reintroduced legislation to boost basic pay by 2.2% across the board next year, along with an average 1% increase in locality pay.

GovExec Daily: Pay and Benefits Provisions in the Budget Deal

Erich Wagner joins the podcast to discuss how the federal workforce made out in the appropriations plan.

No New Locality Pay Areas in 2022

The president’s pay agent declined to authorize a number of recommended changes to existing locality pay areas, overruling a federal advisory board.

Spending Agreement Would Allow 1% Pay Raise, Fails to Ban Schedule F

Provision in the fiscal 2021 omnibus appropriations bill would give feds until the end of next year to repay payroll taxes deferred by the Trump administration from September through December.

GovExec Daily: A Pay Freeze and Schedule F Update

Erich Wagner joins the podcast to discuss the latest in federal workforce news.

White House Now Supports 2021 Pay Freeze, but Only for Civilians

The announcement marks a reversal for the Trump administration, which previously proposed a 1% across-the-board pay increase for all federal employees.

For Feds, Net Worth Is More Important Than Income

There are many stories of federal employees who don’t have 6-figure incomes yet still manage to build considerable wealth.

Biden Vows to Raise Federal Employees' Pay and Protect Benefits

In a questionnaire published by the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, the former vice president said he would abandon efforts by the Trump administration to force federal workers to contribute more to their defined benefit retirement accounts.

GovExec Daily: The Future of Pay and Benefits Under Trump or Biden

Erich Wagner joins the podcast to discuss how the two major-party candidates would approach the federal workforce if elected.

GovExec Daily: How the Payroll Tax Change Affects Feds

Erich Wagner joins the podcast to discuss the ramifications of the executive order.