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Workers Chafe As Obama Reins In Raises


President Obama will win no fans among federal workers with his action to limit their pay increase next year to 2 percent.

That’s a long way from the 18.9 percent average raise Obama said many government workers would have received using a complicated statutory formula designed to make federal pay more comparable to private-sector compensation.

“Our country continues to face serious economic conditions affecting the general welfare and most Americans would not und...

  • Photo_6_max50


    about 5 years ago


    Well, I'm chafing. Besides the low pay (approximately half of what my military peers earn doing the same job), the organization is planning to move me to another facility which will add 2 hours in additional commute time to my day.

  • Imag0015_max50


    about 5 years ago


    Paying for the budget excess of this afministration off the backs of federal workers is quite pathetic. The amount needed to bring the federal workers up to par with civilian employees amounts to approximately 3% of the 700 billion dollar bail-out for the rich. And I truly had thought this president was for the working guy-gal:)

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