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House lawmakers direct funds away from DHS personnel system

May 20, 2005 The House of Representatives voted this week to shift funding away from the Homeland Security Department's efforts to implement a new personnel system. On Tuesday, the House approved its version of the Homeland Security appropriations bill ( H.R. 2360) by a vote of 424-1 and transferred more than $26 million...

Federal employees satisfied with supervisors

May 19, 2005 Federal employees have confidence in their supervisors and generally are happy with their performance appraisals, according to a survey released Thursday by the Office of Personnel Management. The 2004 Federal Human Capital Survey questioned more than 147,000 federal employees and found that federal workers believe they are involved in important...

Energy boosts contractor share at Los Alamos

May 19, 2005 Energy Department officials Thursday sharply increased the value of the management contractor's fee for the troubled Los Alamos National Laboratory. Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration released the final request for proposals and announced that final bids for the management of the lab are due by July 19. The agency will...

Pentagon Pay

May 19, 2005 The Defense Department formed a new committee to review military pay policies and recommend updates to the system that serves more than 1.4 million uniformed personnel. The Defense Advisory Committee on Military Compensation held its first public meeting on May 11 to explain its mission. The group also held meetings...

House subcommittee votes to add employee, retiree benefits

May 18, 2005 A House Government Reform subcommittee approved three bills Tuesday benefiting federal workers and retirees, although the measures are unlikely to become law in the near future. One of the most contentious bills would allow federal retirees to pay their health insurance premiums with pretax dollars--a practice known as "premium conversion."...

Texas joins with Lockheed Martin for Los Alamos proposal

May 17, 2005 The University of Texas system announced last week that it will join Lockheed Martin to compete for the contract to manage the Los Alamos National Laboratory. For the first time in more than 60 years, the Energy Department is allowing competitors to bid against the University of California for the...

Advocates take pay parity fight to appropriations panel

May 16, 2005 A bipartisan group of House members appealed Monday to the House Appropriations Committee in support of the perennial military-civilian pay parity cause. A letter was sent to Appropriations Committee Chairman Jerry Lewis, R-Calif., and Rep. David Obey, D-Wis., the panel's ranking member. The committee is developing the fiscal 2006 appropriations...

Defense proposes major consolidation of finance services

May 13, 2005 The Defense Department has proposed a dramatic reduction of Defense Finance and Accounting Service facilities as part of its base realignment and closure recommendations. The plan, put forward by the Pentagon Friday, involves closing 21 domestic DFAS facilities, reducing operations at two others and concentrating operations at military and federal...

Interim regulations released for new incentives

May 12, 2005 The Office of Personnel Management announced interim regulations Thursday to increase the size and flexibility of inducements that agencies can use to improve recruitment and retention. As a result of the 1990 Federal Employees Pay Comparability Act, federal agencies already were able to use bonuses and to encourage key employees...

Report reveals brain drain fears

May 11, 2005 Almost 40 percent of federal employees believe that when they retire, the government will make no effort to record their expertise and experience, according to a private sector survey released Tuesday. The study of 40- to 50-year-old employees was conducted in March for the international consulting firm Accenture. Collecting knowledge...

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