Homeland Security Department officials said Friday that they want to transfer as many as 8,000 employees to a performance-based pay system in fiscal 2005.
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Navy Secretary Gordon England will serve as point man for negotiations with organized labor over controversial proposed changes to the Pentagon’s personnel system.
OPM did not help develop the Pentagon’s personnel policy proposal sent to union leaders last week, but the agency is now planning to focus on the Defense Department’s personnel overhaul, a senior OPM official said Wednesday.
The Thrift Savings Plan's S, C, I, F and G funds all grew in January, according to the latest numbers from the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board.
The Bush administration wants to hold the 2005 civil servant pay raise at 1.5 percent because it does not want to saddle federal agencies with unfunded mandates, an administration official said Friday.
Federal workers are up in arms over President Bush’s proposed 1.5 percent raise for civilian federal employees in his fiscal 2005 budget.