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Let Federal Managers Actually Manage

on March 24, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
The author says that it is necessary to strike a balance between employee rights and effective management.

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Legislation Cutting Some Federal Employees’ Pensions Advances in House

By on March 19, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Legislation Cutting Some Federal Employees’ Pensions Advances in House

A bill that would penalize a federal employee’s pension when acting primarily as a union representative has advanced in the House.

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President’s Budget Sets New Federal Priorities

By on March 16, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
President’s Budget Sets New Federal Priorities

The President’s budget proposal has not been drafted “with an eye toward what it would do to the value of your (DC area) condo….” Here are new priorities and agencies proposed for elimination.

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Legislation Reimbursing Federal Employees for Ride Sharing Services Moves Forward

By on March 15, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Legislation Reimbursing Federal Employees for Ride Sharing Services Moves Forward

Legislation that would require formal regulations to be issued to reimburse federal employees for using ride sharing services has cleared a Senate Committee.

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Hiring Freezes Have Consequences – And So Do Budgets

By on March 15, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Hiring Freezes Have Consequences – And So Do Budgets

There is a lot of uncertainty for federal agencies and employees in the midst of a hiring freeze and proposed budget cuts. However, the author says it’s not time to start assuming a total “doom and gloom” scenario just yet.

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OPM: Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Coming in May

By on March 14, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM: Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Coming in May

The 2017 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS) will be distributed beginning in May according to an announcement from OPM.

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Is the Federal Bureaucracy Facing a ‘Deep State’ Purge?

By on March 13, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Is the Federal Bureaucracy Facing a ‘Deep State’ Purge?

Calls are growing to find and fire federal employees who may be part of a “Deep State” opposition to the Trump administration’s agenda.

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VA Accountability: Federal Government Trapped In A System In Desperate Need of Reform

By on March 11, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
VA Accountability: Federal Government Trapped In A System In Desperate Need of Reform

The VA and federal civil service is “trapped in a failed and antiquated civil service system that is in desperate need of reform.” A House bill would change the system in the VA.

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House Committee Wants to Ensure President Trump Isn’t Deleting His Tweets

By on March 10, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
House Committee Wants to Ensure President Trump Isn’t Deleting His Tweets

A House Committee wants to ensure that President Trump isn’t in violation of the Presidential Records Act by deleting tweets sent from his Twitter accounts.

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Legislation Banning Feds From Watching Porn at Work Takes Another Step Forward

By on March 9, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Legislation that would prohibit federal employees from watching pornography while at work has taken another step forward in the road to becoming law.

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