What does it mean to say a position is sensitive and in the “public trust?” The author describes some problems he sees with determining an employee’s suitability for occupying a sensitive position as well as some important case history related to the process.
Which federal civilian agency has the largest number of federal employees who signed up for “discreet encounters” with a website that has now been hacked? Here is the ranking of federal agencies.
A former federal employee with the Bureau of Labor Statistics entered a federal building in New York last week and killed both a security guard and himself, perhaps out of frustration with the loss of his federal job from his whistleblower status.
The stock market is down in August and has gone down faster in the last week. What will you do with your TSP investments in stock funds?
The author says that she is tired of hearing people say that sacrifice is required to get ahead in the workplace. She explains why she thinks this is a problem and as well as an alternate approach to use instead.
The author says that as long as public servants maintain good conduct and successful job performance, they have a constitutional right to challenge all negative actions that may affect or threaten their employment status. He provides a basic overview on how to exercise these rights as a federal employee should the need arise.