Bill would stem severe pay hit for federal employees serving in the Guard, reserves.
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Members push the federal employee annual raise to 2.7 percent for 2007, still the lowest figure in several years.
Vote on legislation requiring negotiations with union expected Wednesday; agency already has implemented contract.
Bush administration attempts to keep up momentum on pay-for-performance movement.
Two out of three contracts have been awarded in the move to automate federal pension processing.
One computerized system will make salary and benefits details easily accessible.
Federal employee student loan repayments are growing, but remain a relatively rare benefit.
Fixed-income bonds fall into negative territory for the year.
“Burrowing in” to the civil service is an accepted practice, but must follow merit system procedures, GAO notes.
Employee groups concerned move will drive up premiums in traditional plans.