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FMLA is the Best Option for Federal Employees Facing a Premature Return to the Office

By on July 15, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
FMLA is the Best Option for Federal Employees Facing a Premature Return to the Office

As federal agencies gradually bring federal employees back to work in their offices, what options do these employees have if they do not feel safe?

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Federal Employees, Hatch Act, and Black Lives Matter

By on July 14, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Federal Employees, Hatch Act, and Black Lives Matter

The Office of Special Counsel says Black Lives Matter is not a political organization with Hatch Act implications for federal employees and agencies.

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2020 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Delayed (Again)

By on July 10, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
2020 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Delayed (Again)

The 2020 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey has been delayed for a second time.

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Freedom from Union Dues for Some Federal Employees

By on July 8, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Freedom from Union Dues for Some Federal Employees

The FLRA has published a rule giving federal employees more leeway in canceling the withholding of union dues

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Will Your Pay Be Affected When You Return to Work?

By on July 8, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Will Your Pay Be Affected When You Return to Work?

Will new safety measures when returning to work at the office impact your paycheck or time at work?

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Federal Hiring Executive Order – Big Deal or Not?

By on July 7, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Federal Hiring Executive Order – Big Deal or Not?

Will the recent executive order on federal hiring qualifications make a difference? The author provides an analysis.

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2020 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Coming Soon

By on June 29, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
2020 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Coming Soon

The 2020 Federal Employee viewpoint survey is coming soon and features some new questions this year.

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Changing Focus of Federal Hiring from College to Experience

By on June 26, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Changing Focus of Federal Hiring from College to Experience

President Trump has signed an executive order on the federal hiring process that focuses more on qualifications and less on receiving a college degree.

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Bills Would Require Publishing Agency Reopening Plans, Reimbursing Dependent Care Costs

By on June 26, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Bills Would Require Publishing Agency Reopening Plans, Reimbursing Dependent Care Costs

Recently introduced legislation would require federal agencies to publish their reopening plans online to facilitate the safety of their employees.

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GAO Suggests Safe Practices for Returning Federal Employees to Offices

By on June 25, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
GAO Suggests Safe Practices for Returning Federal Employees to Offices

GAO has listed considerations it said agencies need to take to safely bring federal employees back to work in an office environment.

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