The Federal Eye: pay freeze


Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 10/21/2013

Pay raise would be wide-reaching, but exclude members of Congress

Congress won’t take a raise in 2014 but the 1 percent raise in the works for federal employees would apply to other top officials.

By Eric Yoder  |  03:22 PM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  congressional pay, federal pay, federal pay raise, pay freeze

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 08/05/2013

Senate panel backs 1 percent raise for federal employees

A Senate committee took the first firm step toward paying federal employees a raise in January.

By Eric Yoder  |  03:09 PM ET, 08/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 raise, federal employees, pay, pay freeze

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 05/28/2013

House spending bills neutral on 2014 federal pay raise

House bills leave room for what would be first across the board raise since 2010.

By Eric Yoder  |  03:28 PM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, federal pay, pay freeze, pay raise

Posted at 09:36 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Furloughs and federal pay at stake in dueling budget plans

Senate Democrats on Wednesday released a budget plan that does not target federal employee compensation but does seek to replace spending cuts with unpaid furloughs.

By Eric Yoder  |  09:36 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, federal employees, furloughs, pay freeze, sequestration

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Congress takes up federal employee pay, retirement proposals

Both sides of the Capitol on Wednesday took up budget measures with provisions of direct importance to federal employee pocketbooks.

By Eric Yoder  |  01:22 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, federal employees, pay freeze, retirement contributions, sequestration

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 02/15/2013

House votes to block federal pay raise

Federal employees would not receive the 0.5 percent pay raise scheduled to be paid in April, under a bill passed by the House Friday that faces iffy prospects in the Senate.

By Eric Yoder  |  11:48 AM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, federal pay, federal pay freeze, pay raise

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 02/12/2013

Employee groups urge House to allow federal pay raises

A coalition of unions and other organizations representing federal employees is asking Congress to allow a 0.5 percent federal employee raise set for April to take effect.

By Eric Yoder  |  11:41 AM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal employees, pay freeze, pay raise

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 03/13/2012

How Senate vote affects prospects for pay raise

Questions and answers about Senate’s rejection of language to extend the federal pay freeze.

By Eric Yoder  |  03:55 PM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  federal pay freeze