WASHINGTON – The American Federation of Government Employees thanks the Federal Salary Council for adopting pro-labor recommendations that would increase pay for tens of thousands of federal employees and urges the Biden administration to adopt the recommendations.
“These recommendations would put additional money into the hands of federal employees whose pay lags behind their coworkers,” AFGE National President Everett Kelley said. “I call on Office of Management and Budget Director Shalanda Young, Office of Personnel Management Director Kiran Ahuja, and Labor Secretary Marty Walsh – who together serve as the President’s Pay Agent – to accept these recommendations.”
The recommendations, many of which AFGE has been fighting to implement for years, would:
The Federal Salary Council comprises three presidential appointees and representatives from five federal employee unions, including AFGE. The council’s recommendations must be approved by the President’s Pay Agent before taking effect.