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The Oath of Office and What it Means

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The Oath of Office and What it Means

What does the oath of office taken by federal employees mean? The author shares his thoughts.

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OPM to Agencies: Track and Report Official Time Use

By on October 27, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM to Agencies: Track and Report Official Time Use

OPM is requiring agencies to report on official time use by federal employee unions by January 31, 2020.

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Shake Up Government With an Agile Organization and Workforce

By on October 23, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Shake Up Government With an Agile Organization and Workforce

The author says that the trends in government’s HR policies add up to a lot of risk in its ability to compete for talent as it deals with an aging workforce.

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Senator Wants to Kick ‘Creeps’ Out of the Federal Workforce

By on October 22, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Senator Wants to Kick ‘Creeps’ Out of the Federal Workforce

Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) wants to rid the federal workforce of individuals convicted of sexual assault.

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Presidential Power Versus Employees’ Constitutional Rights: Interpreting the Executive Orders Affecting Federal Workers

By on October 21, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Presidential Power Versus Employees’ Constitutional Rights: Interpreting the Executive Orders Affecting Federal Workers

President Trump’s three labor relations executive orders were recently allowed to take effect. What impact will they have on federal employees?

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Congresswoman Worried About a ‘Graying [Federal] Workforce’

By on October 18, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Congresswoman Worried About a ‘Graying [Federal] Workforce’

One Congresswoman is worried about the possible repercussions from more federal employees retiring from public service.

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It’s Time for a Cabinet Level Management Department

By on October 16, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
It’s Time for a Cabinet Level Management Department

The author says it is time to put a department in place to focus on management in government.

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OPM to Agencies: Don’t Be Wimps!

By on October 14, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM to Agencies: Don’t Be Wimps!

OPM has issued new guidance to agencies on progressive discipline and using a table of penalties.

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Warren Proposes Expanded Collective Bargaining for Federal Employees

By on October 9, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Warren Proposes Expanded Collective Bargaining for Federal Employees

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is promising to expand collective bargaining in the federal workforce if elected.

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Executive Orders and Their Impact on Federal Workers

By on October 8, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Executive Orders and Their Impact on Federal Workers

With the injunction against President Trump’s Executive Orders lifted, what will be the impact on the federal workforce?

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