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Review guard utilization to see what is really needed. Can we absorb some ‘risk’ to be more cost effective? Some entrances to government buildings have six or more guards posted to check badges. Is this overkill?
Require employees to pay for parking spaces in Federal buildings or GSA leased space. Free parking is a significant benefit that should not be subsidized by shrinking budgets. Instead promote telework, public transportation and carpooling.
Why do some support position promotions skip grades? If a support position is filled at the GS-7 level, the employee is eligible for a promotion to a GS-9 after one year, GS-11 after two years, GS-12 after three. Without considering the COLA, the current salary rates in the DC area will provide a new employee with a $9K (22%) raise after one year, another $11K (21%) raise the second year, another $12k the third year. ...more »