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Trump cancels pay raise for federal workers

Trump cancels pay raise for federal workers

And so far, the administration has not threatened to veto the spending bill if it includes a pay raise.

Title 5, United States Code, authorizes me to implement alternative plans for pay adjustments for civilian Federal employees covered by the General Schedule and certain other pay systems if, because of "national emergency or serious economic conditions affecting the general welfare", I view the increases that would otherwise take effect as inappropriate.

In his letter, Trump said federal pay would have automatically risen by 2.1 percent next year.

"It is outrageous and hypocritical that after spending billions of taxpayer dollars on unnecessary tax cuts for the wealthy and big corporations ... that suddenly the White House finds that there is zero money left to pay a minimal cost-of living adjustment", he added.

But Trump's pay freeze comes even as he touts a booming economy.

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The canceled raises do not affect members of the military.

Congress does have the option to override Trump's freeze on federal raises.

Mr. Trump informed House and Senate leaders in a letter sent Thursday.

The president also pointed to the need to make federal pay "performance-based, and aligned strategically toward recruiting, retaining, and rewarding high-performing Federal employees and those with critical skill sets".

"We must maintain efforts to put our Nation on a fiscally sustainable course, and Federal agency budgets can not sustain such increases", he wrote in his letter to Congress.

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The Democratic National Committee described Trump's letter as "yet another slap in the face to American workers" by the president, while Sen. The plan also called for revising policies that make it hard to discipline and fire federal employees. Military personnel, unlike civilian federal employees, are still due for a pay increase valued at 2.6 percent, CNBC reports. The national debt - the accumulation of those budget deficits - has increased almost $1.6 trillion over the past year, to $21.4 trillion.

Using merit-based salary increases determined by performance reviews and variable-pay incentive bonuses to reward workers for meeting or surpassing annual goals has become common in the private sector. "We must maintain efforts to put our Nation on a fiscally sustainable course, and Federal agency budgets can not sustain such increases".

Trump is right to point out the scary fiscal situation.

The administration's July budget update projected a deficit of $890 million for the fiscal year that ends September 30, up from the February estimate of $873 billion.

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