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  • Monday, June 27, 2016
  • FMA PUSHES FOR PAY RAISE - June 27, 2016
  • Federal Employee Advocates Renew Fight for Huge Pay Raise

    By Eric Katz, Government Executive

    Federal employee advocates are renewing a push for a pay raise more than three times the size of the one proposed by President Obama, saying civil servants’ wages have fallen significantly behind those in the private sector.

    The Federal-Postal Coalition, a collection of more than 20 unions and associations representing employees across government, wrote a letter to lawmakers this week imploring them to support a measure that would raise federal employee pay by 5.3 percent in 2017. Obama proposed a 1.6 percent raise, the largest in six years.

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