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Federal employees had mixed reactions to the administration's proposed 0.5 percent pay raise for feds starting in 2013.
Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett has agreed to cut firefighter physical fitness costs from the budget in order to give some emergency workers a pay raise.
Colleen Kelley gives her thoughts to the Daily Debrief.
DoD authorization bill calls for all converted employees to return to GS system. Legislation also would suspend A-76 for three years.
Tags: Pay & Benefits , contracting , Rep. Ike Skelton , Rep. Jim Langevin , Rep. Susan Davis , Rep. Carol Shea-Porter , Robert Gates , DoD , House Armed Services Committee , NSPS , pay for performance , A-76 , Public-private competitions , acquisition reform , General Schedule system
Defense still will have money in pay pools for performance-based increases or bonuses. Secretary Gates says he decided to make the raises equal because of ongoing review of NSPS.
OMB Director Orszag says the administration considered not requesting a raise for feds in 2011. But he says several reasons, including focusing on the workforce, swayed the decision. Orszag calls the workforce and technology key to transforming the government.
Are you worried about the impact of the current financial crisis on your January pay raise or retiree cost of living adjustment? If so, welcome to the club, but Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it's not as bad as all that.
It looks like the 2010 white collar federal pay raise is going to be 2 percent. But even if that's correct, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says that isn't the final figure or the final answer. That's up to the experts, most of whom live and work in Washington, D.C.
But lawmakers also increase DoD pay raise to 3.4 percent. Employee unions say they will push for pay parity.
In January federal workers complained because the pay raise they got was so much smaller than the inflation-driven cost of living adjustment for retired feds. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says times have changed, because 2010 could be the year without a COLA.