Change comes slowly to a large, bureaucratic organization. The proposed changes to the civil service structure in DoD are no exception. The public relations battle is just the first round.
Liberal leave has been granted to federal workers who wish to observe services for the Pope.
OPM announces plans to make veterans’ preference available to more veterans
The MSPB says there is confusion in court decisions as to when it can accept a case in certain types of cases and invites the court to resolve the confusion. A dissenting opinion concludes there is no confusion.
The new personnel system for the Department of Defense will look much different and result in much less participation by unions in day-to-day affairs of the agency
The new labor relations program going into place in the Department of Homeland Security is a major change from the structure in the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978 and, in many ways, resembles the Executive Orders of the 1960’s.
New Human Resource System For Department Of Homeland Security Released
The FAA and AFSCME started bargaining a contract five years ago. A new court decision says that the agency’s contention that OMB has to approve the final agreement is valid because of a clear and unmistakable waiver by the union.
OPM issued guidance to heads of federal agencies and departments urging them to encourage their employees to telework or take annual leave to alleviate congestion for Inauguration Day.
Will the MSPB consider an agency’s penalty imposed against an employee? Here is an example.