Critics call for action and express skepticism, citing numerous studies already completed.
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After a year of negotiating, hundreds of Treasury employees will receive back pay and damages covering more than two years.
Some federal managers intentionally avoid laws that provide employment protection for veterans and reservists, says OPM Director Kay Coles James.
The Federal Salary Council recommends adding three locality pay areas.
A survey of government and private sector workers shows satisfaction with pay is significantly higher in the public sector.
Federal employees from eight agencies recognized in Washington for exceptional service to the country.
Annual pay raise would also include 2.5 percent across-the-board increase in 2005.
The Office of Personnel Management leads the charge for a consumer-driven federal health insurance system.
Civil service employees move a step closer to getting the same raise as military service personnel next year.
About 15,000 employees in outlying areas around big cities could win eligibility for additional locality pay.