OPM memo to agency heads on new SES pay system
The author contends that pay for performance will not work in a government environment
The author asks what is to be gained with a proposed new employee appeal system.
GAO says agencies have to take action to reduce the number of whites in SES positions and replace them with non-whites in the near future.
DHS has set a number of goals in constructing a new personnel system for the agency
An advisory board has made recommendations to GSA on changes to the government’s current policies for government travelers.
Comtroller General David Walker answers post-hearing questions regarding his Congressional testimony on proposed changes to the DoD human resources system.
OPM has issued new regulations giving agencies more human resources authority. OPM is seeking comments on the interim regulations.
The attrition rate at VBA for certain employees is about 17 percent. GAO recommends collecting data and analyzing why this is occurring.
The federal HR system is broken says GAO and supports changes, including pay-for-performance and pay banding if key elements are in place to support these new systems.