Bill would let federal employees use their accrued sick leave for an additional eight weeks of paid leave.
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Move follows authorization of equal increase for military.
Documents show agency balked at providing "nonpunitive" environment for reporting errors and risks.
A guide to forms you should gather and things you should do before and after your retirement date.
Bill also limits funding for new DHS personnel system.
Record-high gas prices cited in push for an increase.
The federal pay structure is like a monster, with a torso drawn from the General Schedule and performance-based extremities tacked on.
Leaders lay out comprehensive agenda for the next administration.
People with criminal records could help fill future staff shortages, House panel says.
But high pension costs and acrimonious debate can damage relationships between public sector employees and management.