The Retroactive Pay Raise Is in 'Final Clearance' Stage, says White House Official

Government Executive: About that retroactive pay raise federal employees received last month: The check’s not in the mail yet, but it really is coming, a senior White House official said Wednesday.  

“We’re in the final-week-of-clearance stage,” said Margaret Weichert, acting director of the Office of Personnel Management, on Wednesday. “I know that sounds like something you’ve heard before, but to me this is an object lesson in the complexity of our pay system,” said Weichert, who is also the deputy director for management at the White House Office of Management and Budget.

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