Executive order calls for a 3.5 percent average pay increase.
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In January, Washington-area federal employees will receive two days off in one week.
Four Cabinet departments and four independent agencies win certification for new performance evaluation systems.
Pay caps raised for some employees; maximum potential earnings drop for others.
The Pentagon and OPM respond to charges that they're breaking the law by refusing to allow labor unions to see draft plans for the National Security Personnel System.
Approximately 60,000 workers are scheduled to shift to the controversial new system next summer.
New edition of report on political jobs cites an increase in noncompetitive positions.
Senior officials at the Federal Aviation Administration are looking into the pay cap controversy.
About 3,000 of the nearly 7,000 top civil service executives now are eligible for salary hikes to nearly $160,000 a year.
Bill allows the FBI to set up an intelligence career path and creates scholarships to encourage students to enter the field.