Context of Federal pay adjustments -- alternative plan. Message from the President of the United States transmitting an alternative plan for a Federal employees' pay adjustment to become effective on the first day of the first applicable pay period on or after January 1, 1985, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 5305(c)(1). September 5, 1984. -- Message and accompanying papers referred to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service and ordered to be printed.