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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 the 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 Bruce Martin of the Merit System Protection Board at 240.777.6622 or Julie Knight of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2760 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Budget Changes

FY23 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY22 Approved2679211.50
Increase Cost: Increase Operating Expenses - Classification and Compensation Study4000000.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.46310.00
FY23 Approved6725521.50