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Obama Authorizes 2.1% Federal Worker Pay Raise for 2017

President Barack Obama has decided to increase the salary of federal civilian employees by 2.1 percent in fiscal 2017 to equal military pay raise mandated under the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jason Miller writes the Obama made the decision after Democratic members of Congress asked him to increase the raise of civilian workforce. …

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Military Times: Obama Sets 2017 Military Pay Raise at 1.6%

President Barack Obama has set the next military pay raise at 1.6 percent for 2017 which will take effect on Jan. 1, Military Times reported Wednesday. Leo Shane writes Obama wrote a letter to Congress to request the pay hike that represents an increase from the 1.3 percent move in 2016. The 1.6 percent pay raise will provide an additional …

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