FEPCA Doesn't Hurt Workers’ Travel Rights: 9th Circ.

Law360, New York (November 12, 2009, 5:28 PM EST) -- The Federal Employees Pay Comparability Act – which provides certain federal employees with so-called locality pay – does not impose an unconstitutional burden on the right to travel, an appeals court has ruled.

In a ruling Thursday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit said that the act does not actually deter travel or use any classification which serves to penalize the exercise of that right.

At the center of the case is locality pay, which is the amount certain federal workers are paid...
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