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Federal Managers Association

FMA Working for You

  • Thursday, November 12, 2020
  • Employee Groups Pan Senate Pay Freeze Plan, and More - November 12, 2020
  • By Erich Wagner, Government Executive

    Craig Carter, national president of the Federal Managers Association, demanded lawmakers provide federal workers with a living wage “that keeps up with inflation.”

    “As if the Senate’s first real effort to move on full-year appropriations coming 41 days into the fiscal year wasn’t bad enough, it is a double whammy that the proposal includes an across-the-board pay freeze for the federal workforce,” he said. “FMA strongly supports the 3.0% raise for the uniformed military, as included in the National Defense Authorization Act, and continues to argue federal employees deserve the traditional long-established pay parity with military service members. Short of that, the bare minimum Congress should do is the 1% pay raise as recommended in President Trump’s budget request and endorsed by the House.”

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