Federal Employees News Digest

Feds get 1% raise in 2021

The president, over the holidays, approved a 1% pay increase for civilian federal employees in 2021.

The across-the-board pay raise includes no increases by locality and will take effect the January 3-6 pay period.

The Dec. 31 Executive Order also includes a 1% raise for the Foreign Service schedule and some schedules for the Veterans Health Administration in the Department of Veterans Affairs, and creates a new GS locality for the Des Moines, Iowa and Imperial County, Calif. areas.

Military personnel will receive 3% increase in pay under the order.

View the 2021 General Schedule (GS) Locality Pay Tables are available here.

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