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    Many Feds Outearn Cabinet Secretaries

    If you think Cabinet secretaries earn more than you ever will, think again. You could make a lot more if you work for one of them. The Wall Street Journal reports that hundreds of feds at Health and Human Services made more -- way more in some cases -- than the $191,000 dollars that was the cabinet-level salary last year. It ...
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    Federal Workers May Get Bigger Raises: Was Set for 2%, Might Be 2.9%

    Federal Workers May Get Bigger Raises: Was Set for 2%, Might Be 2.9%
    WASHINGTON — Despite President Obama's call for federal employees to "do their part" and accept smaller-than-usual pay raises, Congress is considering a budget that could spend an additional $1.3 billion or more on pay for civilian federal workers. While some states and private companies are slashing jobs and pay, Congress is advancing a budget that could change a 2% raise proposed ...
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    Most NSPS Employees Headed for Full 2010 Pay Raise

    Most NSPS Employees Headed for Full 2010 Pay Raise
    Employees covered by the Pentagon's pay-for-performance system will receive the same base salary increase in January 2010 as their General Schedule counterparts, as long as their work is deemed acceptable, according to new orders from Defense Secretary Robert Gates. "Given the ongoing leadership review of [the National Security Personnel System] and in consideration of recommendations made by the Defense Business Board ...
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    OPM Issues Updates on January 2010 Pay Raise

    OPM Issues Updates on January 2010 Pay Raise
    This statement was just released by the Office of Personnel Management Update on January 2010 Pay Adjustments On August 31, 2009, President Obama used his alternative plan authority under 5 U.S.C. 5303(b) to set the across-the-board pay increase for General Schedule employees at 2.0 percent for January 2010. The President has authority to issue a subsequent alternative plan regarding locality pay ...
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    NSPS Transition Office Launches Two Web-Based Training Courses

    NSPS Transition Office Launches Two Web-Based Training Courses
    The NSPS Transition Office has developed two web-based training courses to support employees during the transition. While the courses address the various responsibilities of managers and supervisors, the content is useful for all employees to help them prepare for the transition and gain a level of comfort regarding classification and performance management processes. Courses are described as follows: Classifying Positions under ...
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    Obama Issues Order Implementing 2010 Pay Raise

    Obama Issues Order Implementing 2010 Pay Raise
    President Obama on December 23, 2009 issued an executive order implementing a 2.0 pay raise for federal employees and a 3.4 percent pay raise for service members in 2010. Find the pay scale for your area The executive order reflects the pay rates included in the fiscal 2010 omnibus spending package and Defense Appropriations Act approved this month by Congress and ...
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    Pentagon's NSPS System Under Fire

    Pentagon's NSPS System Under Fire
    The Pentagon has been placed on the defensive over its personnel system. Two key members of the House Armed Services Committee, its chairman and the readiness subcommittee leader, have urged Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates to stop moving civilian employees into the department's controversial National Security Personnel System. In a Feb. 13 letter, Chairman Ike Skelton (D-Mo.) and Rep. Solomon P. ...
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    Federal GS Pay Raise in 2010 to Increase 2%

    Federal GS Pay Raise in 2010 to Increase 2%
    The federal civilian workforce will receive a 2 percent pay increase in fiscal 2010 under the Obama administration's proposed budget. This is a significant percent decrease from the previous 3.5% and 3.9% increases in 2008 and 2009, respectively. The administration has cited this lower percentage increase as reflective of the current economic crisis. Such a measure will make federal pay and ...
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    Federal Employees Could Get 2.9 percent Raise, Senate Endorses

    The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday approved a 2.9 percent pay increase for federal civilian employees in fiscal 2010, a bigger raise than that approved by the House spending panel earlier this week. Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill., chairman of the Senate Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Subcommittee, advanced the proposal on Wednesday to the full panel as part of the ...
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    2010 Government Pay Schedule

    Federal employees can typically expect a small annual pay-increase, though the amount is different year-to-year. While the debate over how big or small the increase is depends on the whims of Congress, federal employees are left waiting. Thankfully, GovCentral's crack team of mathematicians have been toiling in the depths of excel spreadsheets to project what the 2010 General Schedule (GS) pay ...
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    Salary Council Suggests Locality Pay Increase for 2011

    Salary Council Suggests Locality Pay Increase for 2011
    Employees under the General Schedule system make half as much as their private sector counterparts. A new survey and report from the Federal Salary Council finds that the overall gap between GS average salaries and non-federal average salaries is almost 51 percent. The Federal Salary Council is an independent organization that includes labor relations and pay policy experts, and federal employees, ...
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    10 Government Jobs That Pay Over 90K

    10 Government Jobs That Pay Over 90K
    Great benefits and national holidays off are a few of the many great perks of government work. High compensation, however, isn't usually an association that comes to mind. You'd think you wouldn't be able to earn as high of a salary as what you'd expect to earn in the private sector of corporate America. Yet according to salary information on USA ...
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    NSPS Employees to Receive Full January 2010 GS Base Salary Increase

    NSPS Employees to Receive Full January 2010 GS Base Salary Increase
    Each year, the Secretary of Defense authorizes an across the board annual pay adjustment for NSPS employees. The amount is based on the annual January General Schedule (GS) base salary increase. By law, NSPS employees rated above "unacceptable" or who do not have a rating of record receive at least 60 percent of the GS increase. The Secretary may allocate the ...
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    FAQ's National Security Personnel System January 2010 Payout

    FAQ's National Security Personnel System January 2010 Payout
    National Security Personnel System January 2010 Payout Frequently Asked Questions *Q. What does the Secretary’s decision regarding the January 2010 GS base salary* increase mean for NSPS employees? A. NSPS employees with ratings of record of “2” or higher will receive 100 percent of the GS base salary increase as an across the board pay adjustment. *Q. Do NSPS employees with ...
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    2010 General Schedule Pay Scale

    Federal employees can typically expect a small annual pay-increase, though the amount is different year-to-year. While the debate over how big or small the increase is depends on the whims of Congress, federal employees are left waiting. [widget:logged_out_become_a_govt_worker] Thankfully, GovCentral's crack team of mathematicians have been toiling in the depths of excel spreadsheets to project what the 2010 General Schedule (GS) ...
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    Congress to Increase Fed Pay Raise

    Congress to Increase Fed Pay Raise
    Congressional negotiators closed a deal Tuesday night that includes a 2.0 percent federal employee pay adjustment, which includes a 1.5 percent nationwide increase in base pay and a 0.5 percent average increase in locality pay. Congress is expected to pass the pay raise and Omnibus spending bill on Friday. Last week, President Obama announced a 2.0 percent increase in base pay ...
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    2010 GS Pay Locality ATLANTA-SANDY SPRINGS-GAINESVILLE, GA-AL

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    2010 Pay Locality BOSTON-WORCESTER-MANCHESTER, MA-NH-RI-ME

    Salary Table 2010-Bos
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    Federal Pay Raises: How Locality Rates Are Set

    Federal Pay Raises: How Locality Rates Are Set
    For each wage area, OPM identifies a "lead"agency. The "lead" agency is responsible for conducting wage surveys, analyzing data, and issuing wage schedules under the policies and procedures prescribed by OPM. All agencies in a wage area pay their hourly wage employees according to the wage schedules developed by the lead agency. OPM has identified DOD as the lead agency for ...
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    2010 Pay Locality CHICAGO-NAPERVILLE-MICHIGAN CITY, IL-IN-WI

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