Tag: Employee Relations
Federal employees have many options when it comes to challenging disciplinary actions, but many times the process can seem like a confusing maze. The author provides some information regarding the rights and legal remedies available to federal civilian employees facing disciplinary action.
The author says that despite strong policy designed to protect the federal employment rights of whistleblowers, federal employees who speak out can still face retaliation on the job. He says its important though for whistleblowers to continue to speak out and have protections for their actions.
OPM has released the results of the 2014 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, and they suggest declining trends are present among overall job satisfaction in the federal workforce. What is your opinion – Are you satisfied with your job? Do you believe morale is declining in the federal workforce? Here is your chance to share your feedback.
Even though the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) found discrimination in a below-average number of federal sector cases in fiscal year 2012, agencies ended up paying more to resolve employees’ formal and informal discrimination complaints in that year than in any other year in at least the past decade.