As locality pay list grows longer, feds may see ‘relatively lower pay increases,’ OPM says

Federal News Network: A few thousand federal employees are a step closer to their own separate locality pay area.

The Office of Personnel Management will issue new regulations Thursday, which formally establish Des Moines, Iowa, as a new locality pay area. OPM will also expand an existing area and add Imperial County, California, to the Los Angeles/Long Beach locality pay zone.

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