Seven Democrats call on the Defense department to drop its proposal for overhauling the civilian personnel system and start over.
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Under a new policy announced last week, the Defense Department will begin to recruit up to 2,500 “highly qualified experts” and pay them wages greater than other civil servants would receive.
A senator with an extensive banking background praises the Thrift Savings Plan.
President Bush has issued an executive order officially implementing a 4.1 percent average pay raise for civilian federal employees in 2004.