Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report on Exclusions From the Federal Merit Pay System

September 1, 1982

To the Congress of the United States:

Supervisors and management officials in GS - 13, 14, and 15 positions throughout the Federal Government are covered by the Merit Pay System as required by Chapter 54, Title 5, U.S. Code, unless otherwise excluded by law.

Upon proper application from the heads of affected agencies and upon the recommendation of the Director of the Office of Personnel Management, I have, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 5401(b)(2)(B), excluded 9 agencies and units of agencies from coverage under the Merit Pay System.

Attached is my report describing the agency or unit to be excluded and the reasons therefor.

Ronald Reagan

The White House,

September 1, 1982.

Note: The exclusions affect certain employees of the Board of Veterans Appeals, Veterans Administration; the Advisory Committee on Federal Pay; the National Mediation Board; NATO, International Staff (Evere, Belgium); NATO Integrated Communications System Management Agency (Brussels, Belgium); NATO Maintenance and Supply Agency (Luxembourg City, Luxembourg); NATO Supply Center (Capellen, Luxembourg); Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, SHAPE (Belgium); and the Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation.