Change is coming slowly to the federal human resources program but changes are being made with a backdrop of litigation and unhappiness.
Is litigation always part of change in the federal government? In this case, labor-management partnership may have delayed the inevitable but it did not stop it.
Here is a “clout index” of several federal unions.
Are Congressional ethics rules effective? Are the ethics rules effective for the federal workforce?
Do you use your government computer to search out “inappropriate material?” If so, your colleagues in the Justice Department would like to find out who you are.
An official of an AFGE local is likely to end up with losing his pay for 60 days and could still end up without a federal job as a result of engaging in political activity at work.
Combining the power of the internet with computer technology can be seductive. It can also be powerful and can threaten you federal job.
The disciplinary system for federal employees is cumbersome and time-consuming. Here are suggestions for fixing the system.
The FAA and NATCA don’t agree on the best way to wind up labor negotiations.
New federal employees are on probation. They can be easily terminated, at least in theory. But the system isn’t working, according to a new MSPB report.