Henry Brown

If the performance evaluation system was at least somewhat objective, I would suggest that the evaluation system be the basis of the majority of raises but... Until the personality factor is removed I don't see any way that the that a somewhat fair raises could be implemented.

What with federal pay frozen for the past 3 years or so, the only raises which have been given out are longevity increases (also called step increases) and the rewards issued based on performance. IMO the later is driven by personalities and there is little or no accountability for who or why the rewards are given