OMB has put a directive in place to reform federal agencies. The author provides details about this plan and has provided some important supporting documents accompanying the directive.
The author analyzes a recent executive order with an approaching deadline to “improve the Efficiency, Effectiveness, and Accountability of Federal Agencies.”
The author discusses a recent case involving the FLRA which he says is the latest in a series that has done great damage to the labor relations program.
The author says that the possibility of wrongdoing on the part of agency managers has led to many avenues for protecting employees which has created an overly complicated appeals system. He proposes a simple fix that would protect employees while making for a smoother process.
The author says there are at least four issues in the current labor relations system which need correcting to make government work more efficiently and effectively. He outlines each issue as he sees them and what his suggestions are for fixing them.
The author looks at a history of court cases involving AFGE and says that they indicate the union has more corruption indictments and convictions than ever before.