1. If any fiscal entity (i.e., company, corporation, non-profit organization, division of the company or institution etc) in any given year receives more than 50% of the revenue from government contracts, then it has to (i) adhere to the General Schedule pay system and (ii) make its staff compensations transparent. 2. Such an entity cannot assign the same employee to perform some work for the government and some work ...more »
I suggest that DHS accept security clearances from other Federal Agencies. This would reduce the manhours necessary to process and track. I have been waiting for 8 months on a new hire to clear security
I suggest that WS and WG wage employees who work GS overtime get paid overtime based on the position that the overtime is for and not get paid time and a half of their own salary. EX. A WG employee makes 60 dollars an hour, the GS employee only makes 20 an hour. The WG employee works the ovetime instead of another GS employee and the WG employee gets paid 90 dollars an hour where as the GS employee would have only made ...more »
So congress cannot get a pay raise without raising minimum wage, nor can bureaucrats get annual COLA raises, unless minimum wage goes up. If the folks at the lowest end cannot get raises, what makes those of us making more should get more?
We can't force this on the private sector, but it would be a show of integrity and good faith even if limited to the public sector.
The journeyman level for CBP is soon to be raised to GS-12 level. While I am in agreement that the work that is done by all areas of CBP is invaluable, the rationale of why they will do it is flawed. They rationale is that CBP has more individuals with degrees than the private sector. While this is true, the individuals in CBP that was made to have degrees were the Agricultural Specialist. Out of the three legacy ...more »