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‘Union Time on the People’s Dime’

By on May 24, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Use of “official time” by federal employee union representatives was the subject of a recent hearing in Congress.

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Federal Employees Wait as MSPB Vacancies Remain Unfilled

By on May 22, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Federal Employees Wait as MSPB Vacancies Remain Unfilled

A lack of quorum due to vacancies at the MSPB has led to a backlog of cases. What does this mean for federal employees with pending cases?

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$174,789,810 for Official Time in FY 2016

By on May 17, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
$174,789,810 for Official Time in FY 2016

A report on official time in the federal government calculates the cost in FY 2016 was $174,789,810, not including other substantial costs for union activities.

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Investigation Reveals More Incidents of Pornography Viewing by Federal Employees

By on May 15, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

A recent investigation by a local DC news affiliate found that incidents of some federal employees viewing inappropriate content when at work has worsened.

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FLRA Reverses Precedents Creating New Case Law

By on May 10, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
FLRA Reverses Precedents Creating New Case Law

The FLRA has reversed prior interpretations of the law in a couple of important ways. The author summarizes the court’s rationale in a new case.

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What is a CHCO and Why Do We Have Them?

By on May 1, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
What is a CHCO and Why Do We Have Them?

Federal workers have likely heard of Chief Human Capital Officers, but may not know what they are and why they were created.

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Agency Administration: Highest Paid Federal Jobs in HR and EEO

Agency Administration: Highest Paid Federal Jobs in HR and EEO

Where are the highest paid federal positions in human resources and EEO? Here are the agencies with the highest paid employees for each of these categories.

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OPM Issues Final Weather/Safety Leave Regulations

By on April 10, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Issues Final Weather/Safety Leave Regulations

OPM has issued final regulations about new weather/safety leave policies which will be of particular interest to federal employees who telework.

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It’s Coming! OPM Announces Timeline for 2018 FEVS

By on April 6, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
It’s Coming! OPM Announces Timeline for 2018 FEVS

OPM has announced the timeline for when the 2018 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey will be administered.

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Lawmakers Want a Fresh Look at Time and Attendance Abuse

By on April 2, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Want a Fresh Look at Time and Attendance Abuse

A group of lawmakers have asked GAO to take a fresh look at time and attendance problems in agencies by updating a report it previously released in 2003.

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