Tag: EEO

New Rule Would Require Agencies to Boost Hiring of Disabled Individuals

By on December 30, 2016 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
New Rule Would Require Agencies to Boost Hiring of Disabled Individuals

The EEOC is finalizing a rule that will require federal agencies to enact hiring policies that favor individuals with disabilities.

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Government Celebrates Milestone of Hiring 100,000 Disabled Federal Employees

By on October 27, 2016 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The federal government held a special event to celebrate a new milestone: it has achieved President Obama’s goal of hiring 100,000 disabled federal employees.

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Some Case Law Surrounding Excessive Leave

By on September 2, 2016 in Court Cases, Human Resources with 23 Comments

The author says that one of the most time consuming and frustrating tasks for supervisors is dealing with the small number of employees who abuse leave. He describes some of the keys to dealing with these problems as well as some court cases that set precedent for what agencies can and can’t do in dealing with leave and attendance problems.

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‘Job Restructuring’ as a Reasonable Accommodation in Federal Employment (Part 2)

By on September 1, 2016 in Court Cases, Human Resources with 6 Comments

In the second of two series of articles on job restructuring as a reasonable accommodation, the author explores how job restructuring could affect other employees besides the disabled person being accommodated, and examines the limitations on the burden that an agency may place on other employees.

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‘Job Restructuring’ as a Reasonable Accommodation in Federal Employment

By on August 25, 2016 in Court Cases, Human Resources with 4 Comments

In the first of two articles on job restructuring as a reasonable accommodation, the author explores how managers ascertain what an employee’s essential functions of his or her job position are, how to restructure a job position to accommodate an employee, and explores some cases that shed light on how the EEOC and federal courts look at these issues.

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Gender, Age and Salary in the Federal Workforce

Gender, Age and Salary in the Federal Workforce

How has the average federal employee changed in the past 5 years? Is there a difference in average salary for men and women? Is the workforce getting older or younger? Here is a summary.

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Salary and Race in the Federal Workforce: Which Federal Employees Make More (and Less)

Which racial groups are the largest in the federal workforce and are there salary differentials? How is the racial composition of the workforce changing?

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Sex Change Operations by the VA

By on June 6, 2016 in Current Events with 70 Comments

The VA is issuing a proposed rule to remove restrictions on transgender surgery for veterans.

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Will You Get Paid by Uncle Sam When Filing an EEO Complaint?

By on March 22, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 2 Comments

When preparing, filing or presenting an EEO case, does a Federal employee generally get paid by the government or is the employee required to use leave or leave without pay?

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How Many Psychologists Does It Take to Change a Light Bulb?

By on March 9, 2016 in Human Resources with 59 Comments
How Many Psychologists Does It Take to Change a Light Bulb?

The author says that the disciplinary process used by human resources offices in government hasn’t changed over the last 35 years and that it also doesn’t work. He outlines another approach that he says agency human resources officers should instead use that is much more effective in disciplining problem employees.

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