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    2010 Pay Locality CLEVELAND-AKRON-ELYRIA, OH

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    2010 Pay Locality CINCINNATI-MIDDLETOWN-WILMINGTON, OH-KY-IN

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    2010 Pay Locality CHICAGO-NAPERVILLE-MICHIGAN CITY, IL-IN-WI

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

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    2010 GS Pay Locality ATLANTA-SANDY SPRINGS-GAINESVILLE, GA-AL

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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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    Obama Sets 2 Percent Civilian Pay Hike for 2010

    Obama Sets 2 Percent Civilian Pay Hike for 2010
    President Obama late Monday reiterated that he will limit the base pay raise for civilian federal employees to 2 percent in 2010. In a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Vice President Joe Biden, the president invoked his power to override the statutorily required annual across-the-board and locality pay increases in times of emergency or economic hardship. "A national emergency... ...
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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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    Salary Council Makes 2011 Locality Pay Rate Recommendations

    Salary Council Makes 2011 Locality Pay Rate Recommendations
    The Federal Salary Council has recommended a 43.75 percent average locality pay rate for federal employees in 2011, but the 2010 civilian pay raise is still a mystery. The council recommended the highest locality rate for San Francisco at 61.30 percent, with Washington close behind at 60.23 percent. New York City followed with a 53.82 percent recommendation, and Hartford, Conn., was ...
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    Transition out of NSPS begins

    Transition out of NSPS begins
    The controversial National Security Personnel System will be officially phased out now that President Obama has signed the Defense Authorization Act. The pay-for-performance system currently covers more than 200,000 Defense civilians. Tim Curry is the Acting Program Executive Officer of NSPS. He recently took over after the departure of Brad Bunn and brings us an update on what his office is ...
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Findings on NSPS Pay Structure Leave Some Cold

    NSPS has been roundly criticized by staff members and union leaders who say subjective performance evaluations could be used to limit pay. The review panel heard many complaints that supervisors were pressured not to give too many employees a rating of 4, out of 5, apparently because money was not available to pay staffers who received the relatively high rating, according ...
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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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    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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    White House Releases Employee Salaries

    White House Releases Employee Salaries
    The Obama administration has released the annual salaries of all White House Office staffers. The report to Congress also contains the title and salary details of administration officials who work at the Office of Policy Development, including the Domestic Policy Council and the National Economic Council. After taking office in January, "Obama promised that he would freeze":http://www.cbsnews.com/blogs/2009/01/21/politics/politicalhotsheet/entry4744108.shtml pay raises for any ...
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    Pentagon's Pay-for-Performance Program Facing Fresh Round of Scrutiny

    Pentagon's Pay-for-Performance Program Facing Fresh Round of Scrutiny
    What does Uncle Sam do when he's thrown a hot potato? He appoints a committee to decide if he should eat it, throw it away or find some other half measure to please diverse constituencies. The latest example of this is the announcement by the Defense Department and the Office of Personnel Management that they will form a "task group" to ...
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