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Pay Debate

Federal employee pay has been a target in cost-cutting efforts by the President and Congress, aided by a public perception of feds as overpaid "fat cats." Claims about public vs. private pay have swung widely - from the Federal Salary Council's data that shows feds are paid 24 percent less than the private sector, to a Cato Institute report that says feds are paid double the private sector. What's the reality? Federal News Radio brings you interviews and analysis on the federal pay debate.

Feds: Wake Me When the Nightmare's Over

If you are a fed who wants to get ahead, or simply survive, you rather spend quality time with Jake Gyllenhaal or Newt Gingrich, or how about partying with either Angelina Jolie or Typhoid Mary? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says one might be more fun than the other but what about your place on the job learning curve.

Tuesday - 05/24/2011, 04:00am EDT

How does high-paying federal job list affect pay debate?

Just when you thought the pay debate was over, it's back with a USA Today article that lays out the high-paying federal jobs.

Tuesday - 05/03/2011, 03:50pm EDT
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Which feds make the most money?

Feds who make more than $180,000 a year make up less than one percent of the federal workforce. Leading that pack are doctors, lawyers and dentists. Doctors held roughly eight out of 10 of the top-salaried jobs.

Tuesday - 05/03/2011, 01:50pm EDT

Analysis: Are feds 'smart' or 'slugs'?

GovExec's Tom Shoop discusses comments made last week by the President about federal employees.

Tuesday - 04/19/2011, 07:02pm EDT
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Issa: Pay debate is subset of larger challenges

The Chairman of House Oversight and Government Reform Committee said Republicans can sound evil during the debate about whether feds are overpaid. But the bigger issue, he said, is the overall HR processes used across government. Issa said agencies need to have a right-size the workforce more easily.

Thursday - 04/14/2011, 07:20am EDT
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Federal News Radio budget analysis round-up

Federal News Radio's Mike Causey, Amy Morris and Tom Temin give their insights on what might happen in the coming days as Congress tries to beat the budget deadline.

Monday - 04/04/2011, 04:47pm EDT
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Crowdsourcing meets the federal pay debate

Congress has heard from experts on federal pay and benefits - now they want to hear from the average fed. Rep. Dennis Ross joins us with details.

Thursday - 03/24/2011, 10:31am EDT
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