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Crackdown on Telework Could Jam Your Commute

on January 15, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Traffic in the Washington, DC area may get worse thanks to the government's efforts to cut back on telework.

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An Irrational Approach to Telework?

on January 14, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The author says that the Trump administration has been scaling back telework in the federal government, but does not appear to have a valid reason to do so.

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4th Time’s the Charm? Bill Reintroduced to Bolster Appeal Rights of Some Feds

By on January 9, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
4th Time’s the Charm? Bill Reintroduced to Bolster Appeal Rights of Some Feds

Legislation has again been introduced to overturn a court decision which limited appeal rights of some federal employees in sensitive positions.

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OPM Wants to Make it Easier to Rehire Former Federal Employees

By on December 26, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Wants to Make it Easier to Rehire Former Federal Employees

OPM has proposed a new regulation to facilitate rehiring former federal employees.

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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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