Pay Raise

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.

Biden Signs Executive Order Requiring Federal Contractors to Pay a $15 Minimum Wage

White House says these employees are “critical” to the federal government’s operations. 

Feds Are Denied Step Increases In Just 1 of Every 1,000 Cases

Within-grade pay raises are "nearly automatic" rather than a true appraisal tool, board finds.

GovExec Daily: Paying Feds More to Fix the Civil Service

Dr. James L. Perry joins the podcast to discuss how compensation reform should be a top priority for the Biden administration.