Premium Content for Members Only

Pay Scales >> Browse Articles >> GS Pay Scale Information

+3

Federal Wage System: Introduction

1 Comment
Federal Wage System: Introduction

The Federal Wage System (FWS) was developed to make the pay of Federal blue-collar workers comparable to prevailing private sector rates in each local wage area.

Before the FWS, there was no central authority to establish wage equity for Federal trade, craft, and laboring employees. In 1965, President Johnson ordered the former Civil Service Commission to work with Federal agencies and labor organizations to study the different ag...

+3
  • Photo_user_blank_big

    po6ert

    almost 5 years ago

    2 comments

    seeking hisorical details for pay rates in the sixtties

Govcentral School Finder

Save time in your search for a degree program. Use GovCentral's School Finder to locate schools online and in your area.

Get Info

* In the event that we cannot find a program from one of our partner schools that matches your specific area of interest, we may show schools with similar or unrelated programs.