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Reducing Official Time for Unions in EEO

By on December 12, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Reducing Official Time for Unions in EEO

A proposed rule change by the EEOC would restrict official time use by federal union representatives in the EEO complaint process.

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Why You Should Care About the Grand Challenges in Public Administration

By on December 12, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Why You Should Care About the Grand Challenges in Public Administration

NAPA has identified Grand Challenges for public administration. The author explains their significance.

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Can a Whistleblower Expect the Right to Remain Anonymous?

By on December 10, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Can a Whistleblower Expect the Right to Remain Anonymous?

Can whistleblowers in the federal government reasonably expect to remain anonymous?

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When Christmas is On Wednesday: Not Promising for Extra Holiday

By on December 3, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
When Christmas is On Wednesday: Not Promising for Extra Holiday

It is possible federal employees will be given an extra day off for Christmas this year but not likely based on past experience.

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Squeezing Union Influence in Agencies

By on November 21, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Squeezing Union Influence in Agencies

OPM’s advice to agencies on controlling federal union time and expenses is now in effect. Here is an analysis.

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Air Force Warns Federal Employees Not to Use CBD Products

By on November 20, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Air Force Warns Federal Employees Not to Use CBD Products

The Air Force issued a warning to federal employees and military members about the job risks associated with using CBD products.

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Is Telework on the Way Out?

By on November 19, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Is Telework on the Way Out?

Some leaders see telework as a great benefit that leads to more productivity; others think it just creates problems. Which view is correct?

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VA Clamping Down on Official Time and Union Office Space

By on November 18, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
VA Clamping Down on Official Time and Union Office Space

The VA is moving to implement President Trump’s executive orders which will put new restrictions on unions’ use of official time and office space.

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Are You Entitled to Weather and Safety Leave if you Telework?

By on November 8, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Are You Entitled to Weather and Safety Leave if you Telework?

OPM has addressed some common questions federal employees may have regarding weather and safety leave.

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Federal Employees Weigh in on Pay, Shutdown in 2019 FEVS Results

By on November 7, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Federal Employees Weigh in on Pay, Shutdown in 2019 FEVS Results

The 2019 FEVS results are in and offer a glimpse into how federal employees feel about their jobs and pay.

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