Spending bill includes provisions banning bonuses and making it easier to fire managers.
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Defense authorization bill also includes provisions making it easier to re-employ retirees, and limiting furloughs of working capital fund employees.
Senate panel picks up legislation that failed in the House.
A Senate panel advanced the legislation.
Measure would effectively make the executives at-will employees.
Chief human capital officers recommend changes to workforce management.
Some top PHA officials earned more than the cap of $155,500 last year in federally-funded salary and bonus because of a loophole in the law.
Data shows all PHAs complied with $155,500 federally-funded salary cap in 2013, but some doled out more in bonuses through law’s loophole.
Policy experts have mixed views on a proposal to offer feds’ retirement savings plan to the masses.
The fiscal 2015 Defense authorization bill gives tacit approval to the raise that will automatically take place under the law; President Obama has recommended a 1 percent boost.