OMB chief pledges to work with agencies to develop performance and mission-based pay plans.
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Lawmakers are considering as many as five bills that would make it easier for federal employees to access their Thrift Savings Plan accounts during a government shutdown.
Non-defense agencies would see 9 percent reduction to spending levels.
The Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association has fought to reverse a reduction in the pension supplement calculation for divorced retirees.
While it reversed its push for governmentwide staffing cuts, some agencies are still pushing "workforce reshaping."
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A contractor will examine pay issues, as well as work-life balance and meaningfulness of work.
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"It is exceedingly legalistic as to how we get this squared away," said Margaret Weichert, acting OPM director.
The Trump administration dropped its proposal for a $1 billion interagency workforce fund, instead suggesting agencies offset a requested 2020 pay freeze with existing appropriations.