WelcomeTake Action: 5.3% Catch-up
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Everyday expenses are on the rise but your pay has not kept pace. You've paid your fair share and the proposed 1.6% pay increase for 2017 just won't cut it. That's why AFGE is leading the fight for a 5.3% catch-up wage adjustment.
INFORMATION & INSTRUCTIONS on what to do to help get the NY LOCALITY PAY here at TYAD!
On Thursday, January 21, 2016, the FEDERAL PREVAILING RATE ADVISORY COMMITTEE met at the 609th meeting of the FPRAC. At that meeting the committee voted to abolish the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre wage area and move Monroe County to the New York City wage area and the other counties in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre wage area to the adjacent wage areas. Officers of AFGE National, AFGE Local 1647 as well as Bob Morgan from Representative Matt Cartwright’s office spoke on the pay disparity at Tobyhanna Army Depot. Emily Ackerman, staff member from Representative Lou Barletta’s office, was present at the meeting to show support as well. Additionally, Letters to Acting Director of OPM, Beth F. Colbert, from Senator Robert Casey, Representative Matt Cartwright, and Representative Lou Barletta regarding the pay disparity at Tobyhanna Army Depot between GS and FWS employees were presented for review. We need ALL TYAD employees and their families to call your Senators and Representatives and thank the ones that are supporting us in this issue and to ask the ones that aren’t to send a letter or call Acting Director of OPM, Beth F. Colbert, and ask OPM to issue the regulation to move to abolish the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre wage area and move Monroe County to the New York City wage area and the other counties to the adjacent wage areas. When calling your Representatives and Senators, identify yourself as a constituent, tell the aide you would like to leave a brief message asking them to send a letter or call Acting Director of OPM, Beth F. Colbert, and ask OPM to issue the regulation to move to abolish the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre wage area and move Monroe County to the New York City wage area and the other counties to the adjacent wage areas. Ask for your senators or representative’s position on this issue and ask for a written response to your telephone call. Phone numbers are listed below.
The time to act is now, call today!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Senator Bob Casey- 202-224-6324
Senator Patrick J. Toomey- 202-224-4254
Representative Tom Marino- 202-225-3731
Representative Lou Barletta- 202-225-6511
Representative Charlie Dent- 202-225-6411
Representative Matt Cartwright- 202-225-5546
Veteran Employment for DOD
The attached web link is a great source of information to help our veterans obtain employment
within DoD after serving this great nation.
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