Human Resources

Breaking the Civil Service Begins at OMB

November 29, 2020 8:17 AM

At least one agency has begun moving its employees to Schedule F. The author explores what the potential ramifications of this are for federal employees.

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Agencies Begin Implementing Schedule F

November 24, 2020 1:54 PM

At least two agencies are identifying positions to move federal employees under Schedule F per a recent executive order. What could go wrong?

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Cutting Federal Agency Costs for Union Activity

November 19, 2020 11:42 AM
Cutting Federal Agency Costs for Union Activity

How much official time was used by federal employee unions in FY 2019? The latest report from OPM breaks it down.

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Senate Legislation Introduced to Nullify Schedule F Executive Order

November 19, 2020 6:18 AM

Legislation has been introduced in the Senate to rescind the Schedule F Executive Order.

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What Happens Next in Federal Labor Relations Under a New President?

November 18, 2020 9:33 AM

The author looks at what changes are likely to take place in federal labor relations under a new administration.

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5 Workforce Executive Orders President-Elect Biden Should Cancel On January 20, 2021

November 12, 2020 8:54 AM

The author lists five executive orders enacted by President Trump that he says should be canceled by President-elect Biden.

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Will It Be Harder to Fire a Federal Employee Under a Biden Administration?

November 10, 2020 7:50 AM , Updated November 12, 2020 6:54 PM

Executive orders are easier to issue than passing a law and also easier to revoke than a law. These are some likely changes under a Biden administration.

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Top ECQ and SES Mistakes to Avoid

November 5, 2020 9:17 AM
Top ECQ and SES Mistakes to Avoid

Executive Core Qualifications are an integral part of the Senior Executive Service application. Be sure to avoid these mistakes in crafting your resume.

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Federal Employees Generally Free to Display Campaign Related Items After Election Day

November 4, 2020 3:01 PM

OSC has issued an advisory opinion outlining what federal employees can and cannot do under the Hatch Act after Election Day.

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FLRA: Immigration Judges are Management Officials

November 4, 2020 12:14 PM
FLRA: Immigration Judges are Management Officials

The FLRA has concluded that immigration judges are management officials and should not be in a bargaining unit represented by a federal employee union.

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