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View Diary: Obama budget raises federal worker pension contributions but cuts pension payouts (82 comments)

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  •  It's a little different for Federal Workers... (0+ / 0-)

    If you look at the report prepared for the CRS entitled "Federal Employment: Pay and Pension Increases since 1969," the wages for Federal Workers rose 428%, while average income in the private sector rose 632% between 1969 and 2010. For the same period, the CPI-W rose 477%. So, Federal pay increases didn't even keep pace with inflation.

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