Tag: Employee Relations
Though on paper Uncle Sam aspires to be a model boss, the reality of the federal workplace can differ sharply from the federal government’s more utopian ideals.
Do you think providing full pay and benefits for federal employees representing unions a good policy? Take this survey and express your opinion.
One of the elements that makes a career with the federal government so attractive is the myriad rights with which a federal employee is endowed. The author highlights some of the most important of these rights.
When employees are not happy, employers – often unwittingly – pay the price. The author says that federal agency managers must not lose sight of this as they strive to operate with smaller and smaller budgets.
Fewer than 3% of the EEO cases were litigated are lost by agencies. The EEOC tried to put a spin on this disturbing statistic by noting that more than one-fourth of cases are settled and “Many of these resolutions contained favorable outcomes for the complainant, including monetary and non-monetary benefits.”
Political passion during an election cycle continues to embroil employees who put their federal careers at risk by engaging in prohibited political activity. Here are two new cases, involving both sides of the partisan political divide.
As a federal employee, it is important for you to know your rights as well as what to do if you feel you are being treated unfairly. The author offers some details as to what this entails when working for the federal government.