Government Pay Increases Slightly More Than in Private Sector
Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011
Federal employees' pay rose at a slightly higher pace than their private-sector counterparts over the last year. Federal pay rose by an average of 1.3% in the year ended Sept. 30, the smallest increase in a decade. Meanwhile, private-sector workers saw their wages grow 1.2% during the same period. Neither increase kept pace with inflation.
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