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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.
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) tells Federal News Radio that the bill benefits both federal agencies and employees. The 221-202 vote to approve the House-Senate compromise bill sends it to the Senate, which immediately voted 56-43 to begin debate. That tally could mean trouble for the bill since it is less than the 60 votes needed to break a GOP filibuster.
In the old days pirates would often give their victims a choice. The choice? Walk the plank or get pushed off the plank. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says federal workers and retirees now find themselves in a similar bind.
A peek at political, and agency, fortunes in 2010, including pay raises for feds and the possibility of layoffs.
Some will get more, some less... but who gets what?
Letter to Congress details decision to lower 2010 pay raise by 0.4 percent. President Obama cites national emergency as reason for decrease.