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General Services Administration

Transportation Subsidies

We're compensated fairly, why should taxpayers pay for us to get to and from work every day? In the building I work at, there are approximately 4,000 employees. Quarterly transportation benefits ranging from $150 to $290 per person adds up to millions of dollars spent each year...and this is one building! As public servants, we should be asked to shoulder more of the burden of this economy. Let's pay our own way to get... more »

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General Services Administration

Review and Revise Federal Workers' Benefits

Raise the retirement age for federal employees to 70. Our jobs are sedentary;our jobs are fortunately, but unusually, secure; and we are well compensated for the work we do. Why should taxpayers be asked to pay up to 80% of the final salary of someone in their mid-to-late 50's just because they worked for the government? That person could realistically live until they are in their 80's or 90's. Three or four decades of... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Federal Employees Should Work From Home

There has been much research done on employees working from home. More work is accomplished by employees working from home. They don't want the privelage takin away so they work harder and usually put in more time. Also, makes the employee have less stress of trying to get to work.

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Allow Admin/Clerical Work from Home Days

Rather than having people commute in on "Paperwork Only" days, allow employees who do not already telecommute to do so on days where only clerical or administrative tasks (such as filling out paperwork) need to be completed.

Let's assume that commuting costs workers roughly 1 hour of time, $10 in gas per day (3 gallons), plus at least $10 per day in miscellaneous expenses (lunch, soda, etc.). Let's also assume that you... more »

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