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Federal worker pay raise goes into effect Jan. 1

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A long awaited, albeit meager, pay raise for federal workers will take effect on New Year's Day, Federal Times reports.

The 1 percent pay raise for government employees is the first raise of its kind since 2010.

The raise was written into the legislation that ended the 16-day government shutdown, which shuttered most agencies between Oct. 1 and 16.

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