Pay & Benefits

Postal Supervisors Sue for Better Pay

After the Postal Service largely ignored the non-binding findings of a mediation panel, supervisors sued for retroactive pay increases.

Pay & Benefits

Salary Council Recommends Locality Pay Area Changes

The advisory body found that federal workers earn on average 31% less than their counterparts outside government, but the methodology is highly disputed.

Pay & Benefits

House Appropriators Propose 3.1% Civilian Pay Raise for 2020, Reject OPM-GSA Merger

Initial version of the general government spending bill ignores President Trump’s request for a pay freeze.

Pay & Benefits

Most Feds Will Get Retroactive Raise this Pay Period

The federal government’s largest payroll processor says it has implemented the 1.9 percent pay increase for civilian federal employees, retroactive to January.

Pay & Benefits

White House Finalizes 1.9 Percent Pay Raise for Civilian Feds

Nearly six weeks after its enactment, federal workers will finally see their 2019 pay increase.

Pay & Benefits

Trump's Top Budget Official Defends 2020 Pay Freeze to Congress

OMB chief pledges to work with agencies to develop performance and mission-based pay plans.


Federal Executive Pay is Inadequate

When school superintendents are paid significantly more than government’s leaders, something is wrong.

Pay & Benefits

Frozen Locality Pay, a Possible Pay Raise for Political Appointees and More

The appointee freeze has been lifted, but could be re-instituted in legislation set for a vote Thursday.