Union leaders say meetings accomplished little, if anything.
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The House is trying to speed the process of providing higher compensation for disabled military retirees.
A new, longer window for private sector workers to spend money in Flexible Spending Accounts has not yet been extended to the federal workforce.
Sen. George Voinovich, R-Ohio, says total cuts to Homeland Security management programs could endanger the new personnel system.
Agency asks Congress to reverse House vote diverting funds from implementation of new system.
Amendment would have opened the Tricare system to all National Guard members and reservists.
Defense Department argues that FDA studies show vaccine is safe and effective in combating all forms of anthrax.
Union commends move as bill awaits Senate action.
A new committee will examine the military pay system and could recommend changes.
Proposals for the management contract are due by July 19 and a decision will be issued by Dec. 1.