Obama to propose pay hike for federal workers
February 8th, 2013
06:22 PM ET
2 years ago

Obama to propose pay hike for federal workers

Washington (CNNMoney) - President Obama plans to propose a 1% pay hike for civilian federal workers in his budget proposal for 2014.

The White House's Office of Management and Budget officials briefed federal labor leaders late Friday on the proposed pay hike.

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soundoff (11 Responses)
  1. jpmichigan

    With an already top heavy Federal government, let us now increase the debt by increasing federal wages, while middle class taxpayer struggle forward.

    February 8, 2013 06:25 pm at 6:25 pm |
  2. don in albuquerque

    Not if you want to cut Social Security. No pay hikes for anyone in the Gubmint. And take those back from Congress.

    February 8, 2013 06:39 pm at 6:39 pm |
  3. Anonymous

    and they just cancelld a battle group that was already underway for deploymnet. recalled them home and told them maybe in a few months they will leave

    February 8, 2013 07:18 pm at 7:18 pm |
  4. Gurgyl

    First create jobs...

    February 8, 2013 07:34 pm at 7:34 pm |
  5. Ancient Texan

    Is this the same president that says we don't have a spending problem? Mr. President, we don't have the money to give the bureaucrats a raise without China giving their permission.

    February 8, 2013 07:47 pm at 7:47 pm |
  6. Rick McDaniel

    Is he completely and totally insane?

    He stands at the podium, and attacks the Republicans about raising revenue, while he is in the back room, scheming to give the increased revenue away to his cronies?????/

    February 8, 2013 08:19 pm at 8:19 pm |
  7. Ed1

    More BS from the big spender in charge I guess when he gave himself, The House, and Senate a (much more than 1%) a raise he forgot about the little people oh that's right it doesn't make a difference anymore you re-elected the liar again.

    February 8, 2013 09:33 pm at 9:33 pm |
  8. John Miller

    A pay hike for civil service workers, reduced pensions, and a pay cut for active duty military personnel?
    A good many civil service jobs not very demanding and certainly not in harm's way presently pay far more than
    the highest enlisted ranks earn with forty years of service! Reason has indeed left us and fled to brutish breasts.

    February 8, 2013 09:52 pm at 9:52 pm |
  9. glennharris

    Thank you. Gdubglenn

    February 9, 2013 03:43 am at 3:43 am |
  10. GI Joe

    What percentage did Congress get? Bet it was more than 1%.

    February 9, 2013 08:41 am at 8:41 am |
  11. Marie MD

    About time. My husband hasn't had a raise in years.
    BTW – members of congress should have their pay reduced by at least 20% since they don't work and just put speed bumps on the road to discovery.

    February 9, 2013 09:02 am at 9:02 am |