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Federal white-collar pay systems need fundamental changes

United States. General Accounting Office

Federal white-collar pay systems need fundamental changes

report to the Congress [on the] Civil Service Commission, Office of Management and Budget

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by General Accounting Office in [Washington] .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Officials and employees -- Salaries, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK775 1975 .G45 1975c
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 43 p. :
      Number of Pages43
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4854206M
      LC Control Number75603415

      equivalent-level white-collar employees in other pay systems. This policy review covered approximately million employees (including million GS employees) of the approximately million Federal employees. We received responses from 51 agencies, including all cabinet-level departments. The Federal Wage System (FWS) is a pay scale system that applies to blue-collar Federal government workers. The Office of Personnel Management, with the help of local labor unions, establishes hourly FWS pay tables for every major Government facility in the United States.

        For full-time employees with salaries below $35,, employers will need to consider whether to implement salary increases to ensure the salary threshold for white collar exemptions is met or to convert those employees to non-exempt status. Conversion would require those employees to track their hours and make them eligible for overtime pay. Wage-grade workers have a range of occupations, from aircraft mechanic to high-voltage electrician to welder. Their average pay in was $53,, compared with $74, for GS staffers.

      Virtually all federal employees are eligible for severance pay compared to less than 40 percent of private sector "white collar" workers. 2. In the 40 states with income taxes which comprise more than 80 percent of the population the excess employer paid benefits represent a further tax free value to federal . The Federal Reserve Banks, in their role as fiscal agent for the United States Treasury, provide collateral services for the programs discussed below. Collateral for these programs may be held in book-entry form through the Federal Reserve's National Book-Entry System (NBES) or in definitive (physical) form through your local Reserve Bank.


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Federal white-collar pay systems need fundamental changes by United States. General Accounting Office Download PDF EPUB FB2

Federal White-Collar Pay Systems Need Fundamental Changes Civil Service Corn mission Office of Management and Budget Legislation is needed to change Federal white-collar pay systems.

Present white-collar pay schedules fail to recognize that the labor market consists of. Get this from a library. Federal white-collar pay systems need fundamental changes: report to the Congress [on the] Civil Service Commission, Office of Management and Budget. [United States.

General Accounting Office.]. A-l. Number of Full-Time White-Collar Federal Workers by Grade and Occupational Group 28 A Increases in Average GS Grade By Type of Agency and Occupation 34 A Percent Distribution of the Federal Work Force by Occupational Category 35 FIGURES 1. Career Paths and Pay Bands at the Naval Ocean Systems Center 19 F-l.

Reprint of a Position. White House Calls for ‘Fundamental Reform’ to Feds’ Pay, Delays New Localities reforms" of the federal compensation system for white-collar federal employees, including a shift to. to two dozen white-collar occupations, spanning work level categories in private industry.

The annual survey, cov-ering medium and large firms, is used in the pay compar-ability process for Federal white-collar employees. I Engineers, the survey's most heavily populated occupa- tional group, illustrate the effect of skill levels on pay. The Locality Pay Equity Act would direct the Office of Personnel Management to adopt a unified map for determining locality pay for both blue and white collar federal.

The U.S. Department of Labor’s (US DOL) announcement of new salary thresholds for the so-called “white-collar” overtime exemption will require some employers to pay their salaried employees more money next year, by giving them a raise to retain their. The Department of Labor has proposed an increase to the salary-level threshold for white-collar exemptions to $35, per year from $23,   Federal Reserve Payments Study finds that ACH and card payments grew rapidly from tooutpacing the prior three-year period.

Key Policies for the Provision of Financial Services The twelve Federal Reserve Banks provide banking services to depository institutions and the federal.

An estimated one-million-plus salaried American workers who are currently exempt from mandatory overtime pay will no longer be exempt under new regulations issued on Septem by the U.S. Department of Labor. The new rule, effective January 1,changes the minimum annual salary threshold that certain employees must earn to be exempt from mandatory overtime pay under the federal.

The March survey reflects changes to broaden cov-erage of the white-collar pay survey to more industries, including health care services, and to smaller establish-ments. 2 The service sector findings will be combined with updated information from establishments studied in ; the results will be used to make annual pay comparisons.

OPM, on behalf of the Pay Agent, will publish proposed regulations to implement this recommendation in 38 The Pay Agent stated that, while it supported updating the boundaries of locality pay areas, such changes were “an interim measure, pending fundamental reforms in the Federal white-collar pay system.”.

AD-A "A Special Study Federal Blue-Collar Employees. A Workforce in Transition DTIC S ELECTE DEC02 I BEST AVAILABLE COPY-A Report to the President and theCongress of the United States by the.

Main Federal Pay Schedules and Systems. General Schedule. The General Schedule is the federal government’s main pay system that sets the pay rates for employees in most white-collar positions not at the senior executive or other senior levels. The General Schedule is composed of 15 grades, or salary levels.

The term "federal employees as use"d in this paper identi-fies person whs o belon tgo th Civil Service and mos, t are employed in th Executive e Branch I. thins system, white collar jobs ar rankee d numerically t accordino th Generae lg Schedule (GS).

This paper deals with i full-timn jobs ratee workerd s. Get this from a library. Federal white-collar pay: FY salary adjustments.

[Barbara L Schwemle; Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.] -- Federal white-collar employees are intended by law to receive an annual pay adjustment and a locality-based comparability payment, effective in January of each year, under Section of P.L.

Federal White-Collar Pay: FY and FY Salary Adjustments Showing of 29 pages in this report. PDF Version Also Available for Download. Fundamentals of EU VAT Law aims at providing a deep insight into the systematics, the functioning and the principles of the European Value Added Tax (VAT) is responsible for generating approximately EUR billion per year in tax revenues across the European Union – revenues that play a huge role in budgetary policymaking in the Member States.

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FPPS handles all current regulations including specialized pay, garnishments, special appointment programs, and more. This report provides the details related to Salary adjustments of Federal white-collar employees for the Fiscal Year Federal White-Collar Pay: FY Salary Adjustments Unique identifying numbers for this report in the Digital Library or other systems.

Federal Wage System (FWS) Payscales for The Federal Wage System (FWS) is a pay scale system that applies to blue-collar Federal government workers. The Office of Personnel Management, with the help of local labor unions, establishes hourly FWS pay tables for every major Government facility in the United States.

Blue-collar federal employees who work on the outskirts of some major cities could receive a pay boost under a newly offered House bill that would redraw the boundary lines used in their locality-based pay system. The bipartisan measure would address a difference between the blue-collar pay system, called the federal wage system or wage grade system, from the main pay system for white collar.

Recently, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) has announced a proposed rule change to the FLSA which will raise the white collar salary exemption threshold from a fixed salary of $ per week (the equivalent of $23, annually for a full-year employee) to “the standard salary level at the 40th percentile of weekly earnings for full.