In a recent round of testing, agency says, only five of 61 functions passed.
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Does higher pay motivate federal employees to work harder?
Without supplemental funding, Gates predicts furloughs and suspension of pay.
Collective bargaining for air traffic controllers is among legislative priorities.
Agency orders contractor to stop work on electronic retirement calculator.
Changes to the National Security Personnel System are required under a law passed last year.
Republican presidential hopeful argues that Democrat Jim Webb's amendment to increase education benefits would undermine the military's retention efforts.
A primer on the tax implications of withdrawals from your Thrift Savings Plan account.
Bipartisan legislation would offer tuition and living expenses, and allow noncompetitive hiring of scholarship recipients.
Federal employees could see a bigger salary boost if Congress ensures pay parity between military service members and civilian employees during the next few years.