Human Resources

OPM Encourages Use of Telework During the Shutdown

By on January 24, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Encourages Use of Telework During the Shutdown

OPM is reminding agencies to be as accommodating as possible to the needs of excepted employees working during the ongoing partial government shutdown.

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AWOL Warning from OPM

By on January 23, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
AWOL Warning from OPM

OPM has provided answers to some frequently asked questions regarding benefits and time off during the ongoing partial government shutdown.

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Experts: Crowdfunding Federal Employees Likely Violating Ethics Rules

on January 17, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Some federal employees have turned to crowdfunding to raise money during the ongoing partial government shutdown, something that could potentially run them afoul of government ethics rules according to some experts.

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Why Don’t Unpaid Federal Workers Walk Off the Job?

on January 16, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Despite the prolonged shutdown, there are several likely reasons why federal employees continue to show up to work without being paid.

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No More Union at the FLRA

By on January 16, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
No More Union at the FLRA

The FLRA Chairman has eliminated recognition of a union of agency employees based on requirements of the Civil Service Reform Act.

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Biggest Events for Feds in 2018

By on December 31, 2018 in Human Resources, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Biggest Events for Feds in 2018

What were the most significant events for federal employees in 2018? Here is a summary.

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Reforming the Federal Bureaucracy

By on December 19, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Reforming the Federal Bureaucracy

A new report highlights problems in running an efficient federal government. Some of its proposed changes would directly impact federal employees’ pay and benefits.

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Best Places to Work: What the Partnership’s New Rankings Tell Us

By on December 17, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Best Places to Work: What the Partnership’s New Rankings Tell Us

The author highlights some important takeaways from the recent Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings.

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Decision Over-Turning Executive Orders Goes to Next Level Court

By on December 17, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Decision Over-Turning Executive Orders Goes to Next Level Court

A District Court decision overturning major provisions of three Executive Orders has been appealed. Here is a summary of the arguments made by Justice Department.

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What are the “Grand Challenges” in Public Administration? Make Your Voice Heard

By on December 14, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
What are the “Grand Challenges” in Public Administration? Make Your Voice Heard

A new campaign is underway to identify the “grand challenges in public administration.” The author explains the purpose and how you can make your voice heard.

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