Archive for February, 2012
The MSPB recently overturned the removal of a DoD employee for unacceptable performance. The author analyzes the circumstances surrounding the case.
A number of proposals have emerged in Congress in the last several months that are aimed at federal employees, and often not in a good way. NTEU has vowed to fight Republicans in the upcoming election and has compiled a list of the legislative proposals targeting the federal workforce to help make its case.
The Partnership for Public Service has released a report documenting position mobility within the Senior Executive Service. The report findings indicate that members of the SES workforce generally remain in the same position throughout their careers even though the SES was designed to be a mobile workforce.
Are you ready to retire? A former federal employee shares his experience and provides advice to things to consider before you make a final decision.
The FLRA writes that changing its constitution to “punish” controllers who leave its bargaining unit and return, was an unfair labor practice retroactively but not “prospectively.” The unions’ action was to “punish unit members who escaped the unconscionable terms and conditions unilaterally imposed by the FAA . . . by going to work for FAA management.”
A probationary employee failed to disclose on his application for a supervisory EO Specialist position with the Department of Labor that he had previously been convicted of a crime. The agency ran a background check and discovered otherwise.
Changes in Your Life and Your Survivor Annuity: What Happens to Your Federal Employee Survivor Annuity
What happens to your survivor annuity if you are a retired federal employee and there are changes in your life such as a death or divorce?