Legislation Introduced in House to Provide a Fair Federal Employee Pay Raise in Calendar Year 2017

houseofrep232wayLegislation has been introduced in the House of Representatives by Representative Gerry Connolly that would provide federal employees on the General Schedule and Wage Grade pay systems with a 5.3% pay increase effective January 2017. H.R. 4585, the Federal Adjustment of Income Rates (FAIR) bill would provide these employees with a 3.9% across-the-board pay raise, plus a 1.4% adjustment designated for increasing locality pay rates.  The legislation was introduced with 32 original cosponsors. Continue reading “Legislation Introduced in House to Provide a Fair Federal Employee Pay Raise in Calendar Year 2017”

NTEU Chapter 260 Executive Vice President Killed

Ryan Mullee (right) with me (center) meeting with a congressional staffer and other chapter leaders at the 2015 NTEU Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C.
Ryan Mullee (right) with me (center) meeting with a congressional staffer and other chapter leaders at the 2015 NTEU Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C.

Ryan Mullee was the executive vice president of FDIC’s NTEU Chapter 260 in Dallas, Texas. He was funny, witty, smart, and very friendly. In fact, he was one of the first friends I made when I attended my first NTEU Legislative Conference last year.

Ryan missed the Legislative Conference this year to complete the rehearsals of a play with his 10-year-old daughter. Sadly, his life came to an end before the play premiered.

As I mourn the loss of this great guy, I am reminded that road rage destroys lives.

Learn more about Ryan’s tragic death.