Tag: Human Resources
The 2017 Defense Authorization Act recently passed by the Senate includes a provision that places some limits on veteran preference. The author analyzes the bill in detail and discusses whether or not it would be good for veterans’ preference.
Which racial groups are the largest in the federal workforce and are there salary differentials? How is the racial composition of the workforce changing?
The author says that hiring managers have a crucial role in the hiring process. However, he says problems arise because many of them assume that everything but the selection is the job of human resources.
The “Weingarten Right” stems from a Supreme Court decision that forever changed labor relations. The author looks at the history of this court ruling and how it applies to labor relations in government. He also provides suggestions for each of the players involved in disciplinary meetings to help ease what can often be a stressful situation.
The author reminds federal workers that the new rules regarding salary based coverage under the Fair Labor Standards Act do not apply to them. However, he explains what the new rules are and what they could mean for the federal workforce.