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Office of Personnel Management

Eliminate double payment of Post Allowance for married couples.

Post Allowance is a cost-of-living allowance granted to an employee officially stationed at a post in a foreign area where the cost of living, exclusive of quarters cost, is substantially higher than in Washington, D. C. When married couple employees are both eligible for the post allowance, each is automatically granted it. The double payment of Post Allowance to married couple employees is unnecessary and wasteful... more »

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United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Overseas Furniture

Most foreign service officers move into government furnished residences which - because of global contracts - are all furnished with almost identical pieces worldwide. Prior to arrival at Post the officers don't know what furniture they will have, nor what it looks like, nor does the Post ask what furniture the officer wants. This results in the government paying for furniture and moving costs, only to have the officer... more »

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