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Program Description

  Merit System Oversight

The Merit System Protection Board oversees the merit system and protects employee and job applicant rights guaranteed under the merit system; conducts or authorizes periodic audits of the classification system; comments on any proposed changes in the merit system law or regulations; reviews the need to amend laws or regulations; and adjudicates appeals from grievances, removals, demotions, and suspensions upon request of an employee. Personnel management oversight includes investigations, audits, or special studies of all aspects of the merit system. The Board also publishes an annual report.

Program Contacts

Contact Sandra Marin of the Merit System Protection Board at 240.777.7923 or Shantee Jackson of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2751 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Budget Changes

FY25 Recommended ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY24 Approved6880311.50
Decrease Cost: Classification & Compensation Audit-4000000.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.194140.00
FY25 Recommended3074451.50