Transforming business systems at DoD is a complex job and has run into problems in a number of areas. GAO makes several recommendations to make the transformation to new systems work better.
OPM has issued a memo to agency heads advising them of restrictions on appointments and awards during election season
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.