NTEU urges OPM to quickly implement 2019 pay raise

In a letter to the head of the Office of Personnel Management, National Treasury Employees Union President Anthony Reardon asked that the 2019 federal pay raise be published and implemented as soon as possible.

A last-minute spending deal that passed on Feb. 15 included a provision for a 1.9 percent pay raise for federal employees. President Trump signed the bill.

More than a month later, Reardon contends that it is time to implement the raise.

“As employees continue to struggle with the lasting impacts of the 35-day government shutdown as well as increased costs of living, it is imperative that the pay increase be implemented as soon as possible,” Reardon wrote in the letter to Acting OPM Director Margaret Weichert.

Reardon asked Weichert for an update, at minimum, on when federal employees can expect the pay tables to be issued and when they might receive the approved pay increase.

Read the letter here.

Reader comments

Wed, Mar 13, 2019

Apparently implementing the pay raise is akin Rocket science.

Wed, Mar 13, 2019 Steve

It’s apparent this president cares jack for us GE Our union is even worst and you wonder why membership is declining 1.9% pay raise is a joke All that said I wish I had some postitive ansewer/or postition to approach this pay raise issue Other than *** bitch and *** some more to anyone It’s not the money it’s the prinsple of the matter The unions and any other special interest groups are a waste of money and my breath

Fri, Mar 1, 2019

No fear act is a joke, you inform the appropriate individuals of crimes being or have been committed, you then become the liability and your career takes like the Titanic.

Thu, Feb 28, 2019 Kimberly Romey WASHINGTON

I really think that our Government is messed up. There are so many people that are defrauding the government. Yet those of us that work hard at our jobs are left behind

Tue, Feb 26, 2019

Employees Union President Anthony Reardon are you proud of a 1.9% raise? How much was your raise and bonuses last year? Surely you must be on the side of minion management.

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