October 7, 2013

FORGET CONGRESS, TERM LIMIT THE CIVIL SERVICE:

US government work is losing cachet for some (SAM HANANEL, October 6, 2013, AP)

There was a time when being a federal employee meant a steady paycheck, great benefits and pride in serving the country.

But these days, many federal workers are frustrated, anxious and growing tired of being pawns in a never-ending political struggle over government funding.

''The pay has fallen behind, the uncertainty of having a job from day to day, the stability which was a drawing factor for a large portion of the people is gone now,'' said Tommy Jackson, an Air Force acquisitions manager in Warner Robins, Ga., who has spent 30 years in government.

Posted by at October 7, 2013 4:27 AM
  

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