Proposals for a New Foreign Service Compensation System in the 110th Congress

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This report discusses (1) the legislative background leading to a proposal to change the compensation system, (2) the current Foreign Service personnel system and why the Foreign Service views it as already performance-based, (3) an examination of why the Foreign Service and the Administration are both requesting that Congress change the compensation system, (4) an examination of H.R. 3202 and S. 3426, the "Foreign Service Overseas Pay Equity Act of 2008," and (5) some issues that Congress might be asked to consider.

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Nakamura, Kennon H. September 24, 2008.

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  • Main Title: Proposals for a New Foreign Service Compensation System in the 110th Congress
  • Series Title: 110th Congress

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This report discusses (1) the legislative background leading to a proposal to change the compensation system, (2) the current Foreign Service personnel system and why the Foreign Service views it as already performance-based, (3) an examination of why the Foreign Service and the Administration are both requesting that Congress change the compensation system, (4) an examination of H.R. 3202 and S. 3426, the "Foreign Service Overseas Pay Equity Act of 2008," and (5) some issues that Congress might be asked to consider.

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Nakamura, Kennon H. Proposals for a New Foreign Service Compensation System in the 110th Congress, report, September 24, 2008; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc795740/: accessed December 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.