Here is the Executive Order to which some of you have referred. Please note that for Schedules 1 through 7, the effective date is the first day of the first applicable pay period beginning after March 27, 2013. The only schedule that goes into effect immediately on January 1, 2013, is SCHEDULE 8–PAY OF THE UNIFORMED SERVICES (aka the military).
Regarding whether or not we get a raise, this is what one of our colleagues had to say (which I agree with): I would see a net of 12 dollars per pay period. 30 cents an hour. It would take 2 hours to buy chips in the vending machine. They can keep it!
The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release
December 27, 2012
Executive Order — Adjustments of Certain Rates of Pay
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 114(b) of the Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2013 (Public Law 112–175), which provides that any statutory adjustments to current levels in certain pay schedules for civilian Federal employees may take effect on the first day of the first applicable pay period beginning after the date specified in section 106(3) of Public Law 112-175, it is hereby ordered as follows: Continue reading “Executive Order — Adjustments of Certain Rates of Pay”