Will the Minimum Wage Increase?

President Obama has proposed raising the 2013 federal minimum wage to $9, from the current hourly minimum of $7.25.  The current minimum-wage, last raised in July 2009, equals an annual income of about $15,000. Even though many states may have higher minimum wage rates than federal standards (the …

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2013 Locality Pay Rates – General Schedule (GS) Pay Table Adjustments

[2013 Locality Pay Rates Update] The president has signed an executive order that freezes GS pay rises in 2013. Unfortunately the executive order and existing continuing resolution also stated that, “…….. locality payments in 2013 for Government wide and single-agency categories of employees….will continue at the …

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Overtime Pay and How Much Overtime Employees Can Work

Whether it’s due to a tough economy and a scarcity of jobs, the need for extra money or just the company culture, millions of Americans work overtime.  In fact, Americans work on average more official overtime hours than workers in any other industrialized country. In …

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2011 Military Pay Chart with 1.4% Raise Over 2010 Rates

[Updated Jan 2011] 1.4% Military pay raise in 2011 confirmed. The President and Congress have approved a 1.4% pay rise for our armed forces members (Navy, Marines, Army, Air Force, Coast Guard and National Guard) with additional compensation or incentives for service members to be …

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