Employees at 16 agencies will work under first cross-agency system outside General Schedule.
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Retirees in the newer FERS system will receive a 2.3 percent adjustment next year.
Highest award comes with cash bonus of more than $35,000.
Proceedings will only begin next October, because of the volume of documents involved.
Agency officials required to give court a status report on new labor system in nine months.
Board may seek changes in five areas, including automatic enrollment, loan restrictions and post-tax investment options.
The last in a three-part series on open season for the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program focuses on health maintenance organizations.
Federal employees dig deep to help co-workers pay for education and emergencies.
Change would mean New York, San Francisco employees would take home even more than colleagues in other cities.
The second in a three-part series on open season for the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program focuses on high-deductible health plans.