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Obama to Propose 1 Percent Federal Worker Pay Hike
ABCNews ^ | February 24, 2014

Posted on 02/24/2014 4:42:23 PM PST by SMGFan

The White House says President Barack Obama will propose a 1 percent pay raise next year for federal workers.

(Excerpt) Read more at abcnews.go.com ...


TOPICS: Government
KEYWORDS: federalemployees; federalworkers; payhike; raise
already over paid.
1 posted on 02/24/2014 4:42:23 PM PST by SMGFan
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To: SMGFan

Outrageous!

There is no inflation...the Labor Department said so.


2 posted on 02/24/2014 4:44:36 PM PST by lightman (O Lord, save Thy people and bless Thine inheritance, giving to Thy Church vict'ry o'er Her enemies.)
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To: SMGFan

Considering the abysmal labor participation rate — a pay CUT would make a lot more sense.


3 posted on 02/24/2014 4:44:50 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: SMGFan

I propose a 20 percent pay cut.
Let’s negotiate.


4 posted on 02/24/2014 4:44:58 PM PST by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: SMGFan

Democrats buying votes with our money.


5 posted on 02/24/2014 4:45:50 PM PST by Toespi
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To: SMGFan

Treat them like the “other” federal workers in the military.


6 posted on 02/24/2014 4:46:06 PM PST by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: Toespi

on the same day that they announce pay and benefits cuts to the military. Yet, these RATS keep getting reelected.


7 posted on 02/24/2014 4:47:43 PM PST by Cyclone59 (Where are we going, and what's with the handbasket?)
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To: Repeal The 17th
I propose a 20 percent pay cut.
Let’s negotiate.

Now you're thinking like a Democrat.

Well done - you should run for office.

8 posted on 02/24/2014 4:49:14 PM PST by grobdriver (Where is Wilson Blair when you need him?)
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To: Cyclone59
on the same day that they announce pay and benefits cuts to the military. Yet, these RATS keep getting reelected.

Too be 'fair', the DemonRats have a long history of keeping the Military ballots from being tallied (along with other acts of voter fraud).... And, of course, the Republicans have a long history of not doing anything about it.

9 posted on 02/24/2014 4:50:41 PM PST by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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10 posted on 02/24/2014 4:51:54 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: SMGFan

“already over paid.”
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And many of them (especially those in the DC, Maryland, Northern Virgina area) are VASTLY overpaid—to say nothing of being under worked.


11 posted on 02/24/2014 4:52:18 PM PST by House Atreides
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To: SMGFan

0bungu will pay these leeches (you could fire half these porn surfers and no one would notice) with the money he takes from our military

How many snow days off did they get so far?


12 posted on 02/24/2014 4:52:36 PM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: SMGFan

I’d even go for this if there were a corresponding 1% improvement in productivity, a 1% decrease in discretionary spending...something...

But no. “It’s Government”.


13 posted on 02/24/2014 4:53:12 PM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: 2banana
Treat them like the “other” federal workers in the military.

I think in these tough economic times you need to show where the responsibility lies and set an example for everyone. I propose a fifty percent cut in pay and benefits for the President down to Congress and that includes all of the aides that have helped them screw up the economy. For your regular fed employee no increase or cut, for the military a restoration of all benefits and 5% increase. For each budget year that spending increases the executive and legislative branch receive another ten percent cut in pay. I bet we'd clean house awful friggin fast.

14 posted on 02/24/2014 4:54:21 PM PST by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: SMGFan

They should get at least a 25% cut!!!


15 posted on 02/24/2014 4:55:30 PM PST by dalereed
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To: grobdriver

“... you’re thinking like a Democrat ...”
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Ouch!


16 posted on 02/24/2014 4:56:40 PM PST by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: SMGFan

Is that on TOP of the existing built in cost of living increases....?


17 posted on 02/24/2014 4:58:18 PM PST by GraceG
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To: Toespi

[ Democrats buying votes with our money. ]

When the public can vote themselves largress, then we are screwed... or so said one of those founders with powdered whigs and wooden teeth...


18 posted on 02/24/2014 4:59:11 PM PST by GraceG
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To: SMGFan

19 posted on 02/24/2014 5:01:22 PM PST by CivilWarBrewing
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To: SMGFan

Does anyone care what it will cost to increase the salaries by 1 per cent in just sheer labor time to input the changes. Kind of like the refund check I got from IRS a couple of years ago in the amount of $1.31 for over payment of interest.


20 posted on 02/24/2014 5:01:35 PM PST by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Cyclone59

They know they will never get the majority of military votes, so throw them to the wolves. But increase the number of federal warriors and give them more money......


21 posted on 02/24/2014 5:04:17 PM PST by Toespi
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To: SMGFan
Fedzilla is insatiable. No matter how much it is fed it is never enough.


22 posted on 02/24/2014 5:04:35 PM PST by Manic_Episode (GOP = The Whig Party)
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To: SMGFan

That is 21 percent more than most of them deserve.


23 posted on 02/24/2014 5:05:17 PM PST by MIchaelTArchangel (Have a wonderful day!)
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To: SMGFan

Hmmm...1%? Even if they’re getting 30 bucks an hour, that’s 30 cents. Big deal.


24 posted on 02/24/2014 5:14:20 PM PST by arderkrag (An Unreconstructed Georgian, STANDING WITH RAND.)
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To: SMGFan

no


25 posted on 02/24/2014 5:30:39 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: CivilWarBrewing

NO


26 posted on 02/24/2014 5:33:45 PM PST by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

I propose each fed “worker” having to justify whatever they get to a public panel.


27 posted on 02/24/2014 5:42:42 PM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Cyclone59

Well, Dear Reader’s payola to his buddies and core supporters has to come from somewhere.


28 posted on 02/24/2014 6:06:22 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: bigbob

I propose that all government workers count off, and all odd numbers be fired. Then count off again......


29 posted on 02/24/2014 6:15:19 PM PST by stubernx98 (cranky, but reasonable)
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To: SMGFan

Is this”Good Politics”,Obongo?????????????????


30 posted on 02/24/2014 6:38:17 PM PST by bandleader
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To: SMGFan
"Obama to Propose 1 Percent Federal Worker Pay Hike ..."

.... Of course ... While at the same time gutting the US military because this Banana Republic tin horn dictator can't see anywhere else in this administrations ever growing bloated budget comprised of massive amounts of every imaginable type of socialist special interest funding to make any kind of cuts to his pet projects could he!!! He is plundering this countries wealth with no concern for the coming consequences.

.... This administration's priorities are not comprised of anything founded in true American ideals.

31 posted on 02/24/2014 6:50:52 PM PST by R_Kangel ( "A Nation of Sheep ..... Will Beget ..... a Nation Ruled by Wolves.")
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To: Toespi

” - - - “You can’t try to do everything for everybody because you end up doing nothing for anybody,” Santelli said. - - -”

Yup.


32 posted on 02/24/2014 6:58:04 PM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: arderkrag
About $600/year.

Is he going to give private sector workers $50/ month as well? Funny my private sector income keeps going down...down...down.

Obama is taking from me and giving it to someone else.

33 posted on 02/24/2014 7:00:31 PM PST by what's up (su)
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To: arderkrag

Davis Bacon wages for min skilled jobs is still about $57/hr.

Obama introduced his Min Wage for Fed contract positions at about $10.50/hr, meaning the mechainisms are in place to reduce their wages from %57 to $10.50, with a py increase of 1%, now allows $10.61 for a previous $57/hr job,...and politically to the majority of readers, he has hiked their wages twice.

.....and union members still think he’s a great guy.


34 posted on 02/24/2014 7:04:00 PM PST by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: SMGFan

Why? Are they really underpaid???


35 posted on 02/24/2014 7:15:43 PM PST by DennisR (Look around - God gives countless, indisputable clues that He does, indeed, exist.)
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To: SMGFan

Vote buying. Simple enough.


36 posted on 02/24/2014 7:17:02 PM PST by CodeToad (Keeping whites from talking about blacks is verbal segregation!)
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To: CivilWarBrewing

Absolutely yes.


37 posted on 02/24/2014 7:52:45 PM PST by lonestar67 (I remember when unemployment was 4.7 percent)
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To: SMGFan

Next year? Ooh, love me, want me, adore me.......and vote for my comrades in November.


38 posted on 02/24/2014 7:56:21 PM PST by Toespi
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To: Cvengr

Davis Bacon is a misleading value. I’ve made those “wages” before. Over half of that pays for benefits - insurance, employer healthcare insurance, retirement, etc. Those guys make about 20-25 dollars an hour. When they get a pay increase like this, they get it to the hourly amount they make, not the whole package.


39 posted on 02/25/2014 3:46:51 AM PST by arderkrag (An Unreconstructed Georgian, STANDING WITH RAND.)
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To: Colonel Kangaroo

At a minimum, think of the difference in First Lady’s, and I don’t mean their skin color.


40 posted on 02/25/2014 10:21:07 AM PST by CivilWarBrewing
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