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Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 05/15/2012

Federal workers and government contractors: A good team? | #FedBuzz

Is there tension between the government employees and the federal contract workers in your office?

As Joe Davidson wrote last week in the Federal Diary, some federal contractors got a 10 percent raise in April, while federal workers are in the midst of a pay-freeze.

Andrew Krzmarzick of our partner site GovLoop, put it this way on their site:

... There’s high potential for tension as government strives to monitor and manage against a Statement of Work, putting pressure on a contractor to deliver at the best possible value... Then again, sometimes it just clicks and a powerful alliance produces an outcome that exceeds what either government or a vendor could have accomplished alone.

Which is the case in your agency? Tell us for our Federal Buzz Question of the week.

You can weigh in on our Federal Buzz partner site, GovLoop, in the form below, or on Twitter using the hashtag #FedBuzz.

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