Tag: NSPS

Performance-Based Pay Might Work, But Don’t Count On It

April 23, 2019 2:38 PM
Performance-Based Pay Might Work, But Don’t Count On It

Pay for performance is being pitched again for the federal workforce. The author describes how it could work but also says it’s unlikely to happen anytime soon.

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Is Pay for Performance Coming?

April 18, 2018 4:56 PM
Is Pay for Performance Coming?

Is pay for performance coming anytime soon to government? The author is doubtful despite saying that he thinks such a system could work if done correctly.

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Money, Manpower, Morale, and Motivation

Money, Manpower, Morale, and Motivation

Is pay for performance a viable option for the federal workforce? There are efforts to replace the General Schedule, but the author is skeptical it can work.

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6 Possible Civil Service Changes in the 115th Congress

January 12, 2017 12:38 PM
6 Possible Civil Service Changes in the 115th Congress

The author outlines six possible changes that federal employees could see under a new administration that would impact areas such as collective bargaining, pay and benefits, and the federal retirement system.

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Government Pay System for the 21st Century, Part II

The first article on this subject introduced the concept of a new pay system in government. In the second article, the author goes into further detail on what this system might look like.

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Government Pay System for the 21st Century, Part I

The author says that the General Schedule pay system has some positive attributes that have helped it last for as long as it has, but he makes recommendations for a new government pay system to attract and retain federal employees.

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NSPS and Your 2009 Pay Raise

December 29, 2008 8:33 AM

We know that the average federal employee will receive a raise of 3.9% in 2008 and federal retirees will get a COLA of as much as 5.8%. What about employees under NSPS? Many NSPS employees in the Washington, DC area will get a higher raise than those under the GS system.

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Federal Appeals Court Reverses NSPS Ruling

May 18, 2007 11:30 AM

The Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has just issued a decision that gives DoD approval to proceed with the new labor relations structure by overturning a ruling of a lower court.

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Don’t Want NSPS? Join A Union!

As NSPS is challenged in court, DoD is moving out by scrupulously avoiding unionized employees. This gives thousands of DoD professionals a way out–they can form a bargaining unit.

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Pay for Performance: Problems and Possible Solutions

September 21, 2004 8:44 PM

Pay for performance is coming to federal agencies. Here is one opinion on making it work successfully.

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