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SEC scales back pay-for-performance ambitions

Agency vows to move more cautiously before linking employees' pay to reviews.

DHS abandons proposed labor relations system

Omnibus spending measure effectively prevented department from implementing new rules.

Security clearance process still a paperwork exercise

Technology association official says only a Web-based system will reduce backlog of needed clearances.

Pushing Preferences

President Bush wants to expand a special hiring program for military spouses beyond Defense agencies.

Federal workforce growing more diverse, says OPM

Government boasts more minorities than general labor force, but Hispanics and women still underrepresented.

Federal officials strategize on boosting acquisition workforce

Internships and new training programs are tools agencies hope will attract and retain contracting employees.

Bush urges federal agencies to purchase from blind, severely disabled

President promotes a federal procurement initiative that provides jobs for disabled Americans.

Pay reforms said to need scrutiny, care-taking

Pay-for-performance systems susceptible to bias and money woes, witnesses tell House panel.

Vets' groups urge IT budget boost for benefits processing

The agency would see 18 percent cut under president’s 2009 request.