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Alexandria, VA: On Tuesday, January 30, Representative Gerry Connolly (D-VA) and Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) introduced the Federal Adjustment of Income Rates Act (FAIR Act), which would provide for an average 7.4 percent pay raise for the federal workforce in 2025. The bill would provide for a 4.0 percent boost in base pay and 3.4 percent in locality pay. The legislation is heartily endorsed by the Federal Managers Association (FMA). FMA National President Craig Carter made the following remarks upon introduction:
Congress approved the Fiscal Year 2024 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), marking 63 consecutive years of adopting this necessary legislation. The House passed the final conference report by a vote of 310-118 and the Senate approved it by a vote of 87-13.
Recognized by her peers, Ms. Lentjes provides exceptional leadership at Naval Station Mayport, Jacksonville, Florida
Alexandria, VA – The Federal Managers Association (FMA) is proud to announce Ms. Linda Lentjes as FMA's Manager of the Year. She was presented with the award at FMA’s 85th Annual National Convention and Management Training Seminar.
Linda’s career with the Department of Defense has spanned more than 40 years, starting with the Department of the Army in Dugway Proving Ground, Utah, as a GS-2 temporary employee in the administrative field. She rose through the ranks and was selected for the position of Resource and Requirements Director/Comptroller with U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. FOURTH Fleet, Naval Station Mayport, Jacksonville, Florida in 2005, where she continues to work today in this leadership position. She embodies the Association’s mission at her agency, in her community, and as a leader within FMA.
Alexandria, VA – President Biden announced his budget request for Fiscal Year 2024 today, March 9. He is calling for a 5.2 percent pay raise for the federal workforce in 2024. The budget request also calls for comprehensive paid leave for all workers. Federal Managers Association (FMA) National President Craig Carter made the following comments on the release:
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