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Citing Past Problems With Other Pay Schemes, AFGE’s Cox Warns Lawmakers Against Trashing Federal Pay Grades

Citing past problems, including discrimination against women and minorities, with so-called “merit” pay schemes tried in the Defense Department and a handful of other agencies, AFGE President J. David Cox is warning lawmakers against trashing federal pay grades.

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Union Leaders Laud Senate OK Of Employment Non-Discrimination Act

WASHINGTON —Union leaders lauded Senate passage Nov. 7 of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), a measure banning hiring discrimination against gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgendered people. But the 64-32 margin, which included 10 Senate Republicans, masked problems facing ENDA in the GOP-run House.  There, Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, has already declared he won’t bring it to a vote because the […]

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