Trump Nixes Federal Pay Raise

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President Trump on Thursday announced that he would cancel a scheduled 2.1 percent across-the-board pay increase for federal workers, as well as locality pay increases.

“In light of our Nation’s fiscal situation, Federal employee pay must be performance-based, and aligned strategically toward recruiting, retaining, and rewarding high-performing Federal employees and those with critical skill sets,” Trump wrote in a letter to the Speaker of the House and the president of the Senate.

The proposal sets up a fight with Congress, which could effectively overturn the action in upcoming spending legislation.

IRead more at The Hill.

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  1. As is, burecrats get compensated twice as much as similar jobs in the private sector, if you consider top health benefits, insane pensions and job security – they should be getting a cut instead of a raise.

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