PRESIDENT'S BUDGET HIGHLIGHTS FEDERAL PAY AND BENEFITS ISSUES - February 9, 2015
Obama budget points to fall in federal pay compared with private sector
By Joe Davidson, The Washington Post
The "Strengthening the Federal Workforce" chapter of President Obama's FY2016 budget request notes several glaring statistics comparing federal pay to that of the private sector in recent years. This article takes a look at several issues, including the fact that "federal employees have a greater concentration in higher-paying jobs and have earned more high-level degrees than private-sector workers."