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2009-09-08 12:03:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Congressional Budget Office's Sept. 2 cost analysis of the conversion of Transportation Security Administration employees from the current pay system to the General Schedule confirmed what the American Federation of Government Employees has been saying all along -- employees have been low-balled and unfairly treated under TSA's Performance Accountability Standards System (PASS). The cost analysis estimated that Transportation Security...

2009-06-26 07:55:00

Union Reiterates Call to End Personnel Scheme WASHINGTON, June 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John Gage, AFGE national president, testified today before the Defense Business Board Task Group, which has been asked by the Department of Defense to review the controversial National Security Personnel System, (NSPS). AFGE called on the Task Force to immediately terminate NSPS and move the employees back to the General Schedule. In addition to the testimony by Gage, defense civilian employees...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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