Tag: Employee Relations

IRS Employees Suspended for Pro-Obama Activities

Filed in News by on July 10, 2014

The IRS appears to have had numerous problems with employees campaigning for Barack Obama during the last presidential election–and most of the cases are below the public’s radar.

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The Fox Sometimes Guards The Henhouse of Federal Employee Rights

Filed in News by on June 27, 2014

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.

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Paying Federal Employees to Represent Unions: Is This a Good Idea?

Filed in News by on June 3, 2014

Do you think providing full pay and benefits for federal employees representing unions a good policy? Take this survey and express your opinion.

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Know Your Rights As A Federal Employee To Avoid Unfair Treatment

Filed in News by on May 29, 2014

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.

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Government Pays the Price for Making Fed Employees Depressed

Filed in News by on May 20, 2014

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.

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Who Decides? Due Process May Be Due For A Redo

Filed in News by on May 6, 2014

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.”

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More Hatch Act Violations Cited by Special Counsel

Filed in News by on April 30, 2014

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.

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Knowing, Understanding And Protecting The Rights of Federal Employees

Filed in News by on April 29, 2014

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.

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