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- Biden Issues Alternative Pay Letter for 2024 Federal Pay Raise - August 31, 2023
By Ralph R. Smith, Fed Smith
President Biden has issued the alternative pay plan letter to bring the 2024 federal pay raise one step closer to reality. This is a required step in the procedure for the pay raise for federal employees in any given year unless there is an intent to implement the Federal Employee Pay Comparability Act of 1990 (FEPCA). That has never happened since the bill was passed.
This year’s alternative pay plan letter states:
Title 5, United States Code, authorizes me to implement alternative plans for pay adjustments for civilian Federal employees covered by the General Schedule and certain other pay systems if, because of “national emergency or serious economic conditions affecting the general welfare,” I view the increases that would otherwise take effect as inappropriate.
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