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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.
While the public may not be crazy about federal employees, a new poll finds they love what feds do! Harris Poll's chair, Humphrey Taylor, explains.
Former OPM Director Jim King doesn't hold punches about why morale may be down in the federal workforce right now. He says "being viewed as a pawn on the chessboard of life is not exactly an upper."
The director of OPM during the Shutdown of '95 sees some similarities and some differences from this year's situation. Jim King explains.
House Speaker John Boehner has raised eyebrows by saying the administration has added 200,000 federal jobs. Partnership for Public Service's John Palguta said it's not the size that matters. It's what you do with it.
February is supposed to be the month of love, but for federal workers it's been more like the St. Valentine's Day Massacre. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wants to know what's next.
In addition to the numerous amendments under consideration decreasing agency budgets and staffing levels, two new amendments would hit federal employees on the General Schedule, freezing all promotions across government.
How much federal employees make has been the subject of an on-going debate. We shift a bit and take a look at how much SHOULD feds make? The Partnership for Public Service's John Palguta weighs in.