Unilateral Changes to 2018 PMAPs

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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) logoNTEU recently learned that FDA management made changes to various Performance Management Appraisal Program (PMAP) forms for calendar year 2018 without meeting its contractual obligation to notify NTEU per Article 30, Section 5 A, of the parties’ Consolidated Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). Continue reading “Unilateral Changes to 2018 PMAPs”

Update on Locality Pay Issues

The President’s Pay Agent has issued its report on locality pay for 2018.

NTEU National President Tony Reardon
NTEU National President Tony Reardon

Each year, the President’s Pay Agent, composed of the Secretary of Labor, and both the Directors of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), issue an annual report on locality pay. The Federal Salary Council (FSC), on which NTEU National President Tony Reardon serves, makes recommendations to the President’s Pay Agent regarding changes in locality pay areas and locality pay rates. Under the provisions of the Federal Employees Pay Comparability Act of 1991 (FEPCA), the federal government is now supposed to be providing locality pay in each area sufficient to close the gap between General Schedule (GS) base pay and private sector pay in each area to within 5 percent. Continue reading “Update on Locality Pay Issues”

Calendar Year 2018 Pay Raise

The administration has issued an Executive Order implementing the 1.9% average pay increase for the General Schedule federal workforce for calendar year 2018.

Money in walletThe White House issued an Executive Order implementing the 1.9 percent average pay increase for General Schedule federal employees that is effective with the first pay period of 2018. Continue reading “Calendar Year 2018 Pay Raise”