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December 5, 1956
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STATINTL Approved For Rele* 2000/08/15 : CIA-RDP80-00832A000200070 5-2 CIA m USE MIX Suggestion No. 2683 Date of Suggestion: 5 Meagher 1956 Logistics, Supply Prop and Sply CIk. 03-5 A.Suggestion: Suggester proposed that CIAgs contract with gek for laborers be amemded to require working hours from8:30 to 5 P.M. instead of present working hours 7:30 to 4.P.M. Be states that the Agency will save 20% of the $62,000. annual retgbursement to OSA from CIA for these laborers. B. Evaluation of the Concerned Office: Inv On 15 February 1957, the Office of Logistics stated the follow- "The idea contained in Suggestion 2683 is basically good and one which the Space Mhin l tenauce and Facilities Branch has ex- pored with Public uildings 8er7ice from time to time. PBS officials formerly indicated laborers could not coPPIY with Agency working hours because of the operational difficulties involved. When the request was made recently, PBS agreed to the plan. "Generally speaking, two 10-man crews are furnished by PBS each day. One erew delivers to headquarters buildings, supplies and equipment received from the Washington Depot. The other craw concentrates on mewing operations for Building Supply Officers and 8MAF Branch. Both crews now report here at 8:30 eat. and *rock until 500 p.m. "Prior to this time, the laborers Observed PBS hours which were from 8:00 a.m. until 14:30 p.m., not 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 :p.m. as indicated by the suggester. Consequently, the laborers reached the Agency at approximately 8:15 8,4a0. and departed around 4:15 p.m. "The plan has been operation for a period of about three weeks. It has worked satisfactorily with one exception. Under the farmer arrangement, the men 'shaped up' at the old Fisheries Building. If the regular men did not report for murk, the PBS Moving Super- visor could usually bring the crews up to full strmagth'by assign- ing substitutes. Nov that the men are reporting directly to the Agency, it is not always possible for PBS to provide the twenty men, especially if absences are due to emergencies. "Laborers are paid at the rate of te.16 per hour. Based on an Approvedgrergarieagetageg$S8AMbornAIRDP3Mr9088a01006311001415-tour more a Ikerre Approved For ReleAte2000/08/15 : CIA-RDP80-00832A000*070*-2 CIA 31111MINAL 1513r6IX 268's Cont. day, first year savings would epproximate $10,886:40. (20 nen x $2.16 per hour $43.20 x 252 work days $10,886.40. "Ibis Suggestion certainly is worthy of an appropriate award, In determining this award the Incentive Awards Ctsmittee should take into coesideration the fact that the idea is not a new one. It should also bear in mind that the Suggestion was received in SENT Branch at ascot appropriate time, i.e. FOS Officials were receptive to our proposal this time when on prior occasions the answer was in the negative. C. Becommindstion of the Ihecutive Secretary: Approval. Cash award. of $280 based on tangible savings of $10,886.40 (20 laborers .246 per hour ? $43.20 z 252 work days 00,886.40 CIA /mon USE OM Approved For Release 2000/08/15 : CIA-RDP80-00832A000200070015-2