Barely Civil

Marshall, Eliot
April 1978
New Republic;4/22/78, Vol. 178 Issue 16, p12
Reports on the defeat of the civil service reform plan, hearings of which were being held in the civil service subcommittee of the U.S. Senate's Government Operations Committee. Reasons for the opposition of the veterans to the civil service bill; Information on special advantages to veterans, given by the civil service rules; Announcement by U.S. President Jimmy Carter that he intends to hold federal pay increases to a rate of 5.5 percent this year.


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