Real pay increase for federal government workers

The 2009 pay increase for most federal government workers will be 2.2%, effectively a 1.1% real increase in pay that has been welcomed by the VPOD-SSP public service union. However, there will higher increases of up to 6.6% for the higher paid on the basis of a pay comparability study from 2005. The union is disappointed with this differentiated pay award and had put in a claim for a 3% pay increase for all federal employees. [Read more at > VPOD-SSP (DE)->]

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