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Page 7 - That hereafter in making appointments to clerical and other positions in the executive branch of the Government in the District of Columbia or elsewhere preference shall be given to honorably discharged soldiers, sailors, and marines, and widows of such, and to the wives of injured soldiers, sailors, and marines, who themselves are not qualified, but whose wives are qualified, to hold such positions: Provided further.
Page 8 - In harmony with statutory provisions, when reductions are being made in the force, in any part of the classified service, no employee entitled to military preference in appointment shall be discharged or dropped or reduced in rank or salary if his record is good, or if his efficiency rating is equal to that of any employee in competition with him who is retained in the service.* [EO 5068, Mar.
Page 5 - The Secretary of Defense, The Postmaster General, The Secretary of Labor, The Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, The Director of the Bureau of the Budget, The Chairman of the Civil Service Commission The Federal Government pays an important part of the compensation of its employees in the form of benefits under staff retirement plans. Such plans are provided for civilian employees of the executive departments and agencies, and for members of the uniformed services.
Page 7 - Executive order of March 3, 1923, will be construed to require that, in selecting employees to be demoted or separated on account of any reduction of working forces, honorably discharged soldiers, sailors, and marines, and the widows of such, and the wives of injured soldiers, sailors, and marines, who themselves are not qualified for positions in the Government service, will be placed at the top of the lists of competing employees, in the order of their ratings, provided they attained for the last...
Page 7 - In case of reductions in the number of employees on account of insufficient funds or otherwise, necessary demotions and dismissals shall be made in order, beginning with the employees having the lowest ratings in each class, but honorably discharged soldiers and sailors whose ratings are good shall be given preference in selecting employees for retention.
Page 7 - SEC. 5. Subject to the provisions of section 9 hereof, the aggregate period of service which forms the basis for calculating the amount of any benefit provided in this act shall be computed from the date of original employment, whether as a classified or an unclassified employee in the civil service of the United States, or...
Page 2 - Provided, That in the event of reductions being made in the force in any of the executive departments no honorably discharged soldier or sailor whose record in said department is rated good shall be discharged or dropped, or reduced in rank or salary.
Page 5 - That the board shall review and may revise uniform systems of efficiency rating established or to be established for the various grades or classes thereof, which shall set forth the degree of efficiency which shall constitute ground for (a) increase in the rate of compensation for employees who have not attained the maximum rate of the class to which their positions are allocated, (b) continuance at the existing...
Page 7 - In computing length of service for the purposes of this Act all periods of separation from the service, and so much of any leaves of absence as may exceed six months in the aggregate in any calendar year, shall be excluded, except such leaves of absence granted employees while receiving benefits under the United States Employees...
Page 8 - All proposed demotions and separations on account of reduction of force shall be reported to the Personnel Classification Board for its approval and action suspended pending advice from the board. The Personnel Classification Board is the board which shall carry this order into effect.

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