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Converting Unused Sick Leave to Annual Leave

Federal employees should have the ability to convert unused sick leave accrual to annual leave. Employees should be mandated to carry a minimum balance of unused sick leave before they would be able to convert furture hours into annual leave. For instance: an employee must have 240 hours of accrued sick leave in order to convert future hours. Conversion could be a two hour or three hour of sick leave for one hour... more »

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Power Surge Protectors for idle equipment

Even in sleep mode, computers and other electronic devices can use power unnecessarily. I recommend that we use power surges that shutdown idle equipment (e.g. computers and other electronic devices) during extended periods of nonuse. This would be a great way to save money and not impact operations.

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No GS 13 pay for dept heads at USP's.

Currently, dept heads at US Penitentiaries receive GS 13 pay just for workin there. No other reason. It was originally an incentive to get people to work at a USP. Dept heads perfom no different task at a USP than an FCI or Low. So why are we paying them extra. We have 11 staff who receive this bonus at our institution, which averages about $ 12k per year each. This is a true waste of funds. Dept heads at USP's actually... more »

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