Hardship pay and other benefits are sufficient to attract qualified civilian employees to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan, agency representatives say.
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Percentages detailed for two different scenarios, depending on overall raise approved by Congress and the president.
Those in the newer FERS will receive a 2 percent adjustment.
Recommendations include assigning the Defense Department sole responsibility for performing physical exams that determine soldiers' fitness to serve.
Three House members say employees under new personnel system should get the raise they had anticipated for 2008.
The 401(k)-style retirement program grew $6.4 billion last month, bringing investments to $231 billion.
A look at retirement options for those who aren’t earning executive-level pay.
But analysts say it could promote changes in drug prices and insurer transparency.
Federal employees in the Washington, D.C., area may see the highest overall pay increase next year.
Federal jobs rated as better than survey respondents’ former work in 14 of 15 categories, including training and development.