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- Colorado is redesigning its pay plan to reward employees for their performance. Kinser, Kim // State Government News;Oct97, Vol. 40 Issue 8, p27
Reports that the Colorado state government has shifted toward a performance-based pay system for its employees. Colorado Peak Performance program; Incorporation of the ideas and recommendations of state managers, employees and experts; Performance management; Final three phases of the program.
- What Lloyd Cutler could learn from Acme Widget. Frye, B. // Washington Monthly;Jul/Aug89, Vol. 21 Issue 6/7, p18
Discusses the Cutler commission's recommendation to offer pay raises across the board in some areas of government. Suggests other alternatives. Congressional salaries and benefits; Federal judges; Scientific manpower shortage in government; Internal Revenue Service (IRS) jobs. INSET: The worst...
- A pension for trouble. Cooper, M. // Washington Monthly;Jul/Aug89, Vol. 21 Issue 6/7, p24
Discusses how public employee pensions draw funds away from other essential needs and will soak up future budgets. Unfunded liabilities of federal and state retirement programs; Public pension benefits; Cost-of-living adjustments (COLA); Power of the National Association for Retired Federal...
- Public administrators' salaries continue gradual climb. // PA Times;Oct97, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p6
Reports on the increase in the salary of employees in public administration in the United States. Total Salary Increase Budget Survey (1997) data; Real salary versus inflation.
- Locality pay: Balancing theory and practice. Fay, Charles; Risher, Howard // Public Personnel Management;Winter91, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p397
Presents an overview of perceived federal pay problems in the United States. Failure of a national salary structure to reflect the complexity of local and regional labor markets; Studies in support of the pay reform project.
- Pay comparisons and pay satisfaction among public sector employees. Taylor, G. Stephen; Vest, Michael J. // Public Personnel Management;Winter92, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p445
Examines the relative pay comparisons among public sector employees. Differences between pay comparison in the private and public sectors; Assessment of the effects of external, personal, economic and ego pay comparisons on feelings of pay satisfaction; Tendency of external comparisons to lower...
- Sneaking through a pay raise. Clift, E. // Newsweek;12/19/88, Vol. 112 Issue 25, p37
Report that despite Congress' endorsement of a ban on speaking fees, members won't lose any money because a commission will soon recommend a 50 percent raise to a sympathetic President Reagan, who will include it in his final budget. In addition,top-level civil servants and federal judges will...
- You get what you pay for. Ornstein, N. // Newsweek;1/16/89, Vol. 113 Issue 3, p10
Opinion. Based on daily interactions with people in Washington, DC, the author feels that without giving Congress a raise, the US will be left with fewer competent and experienced lawmakers and more millionaires and idealogues. Recommended pay increase; Reasons for raise.
- The best and worst state paychecks. Blanton, Carla // State Government News;Nov94, Vol. 37 Issue 11, p6
Provides information on the average annual salary for select administrative officials in the United States. Determinants of the salary level.