Human Resources

OPM Releases Supplementary Materials for Upcoming Paid Parental Leave Benefit

August 11, 2020 12:39 PM

OPM has released some additional guidance documents about the new paid parental leave benefit.

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How Racism in HR Practices Hides in Plain Sight

August 11, 2020 10:10 AM
How Racism in HR Practices Hides in Plain Sight

Does racism exist in federal human resources practices? The author shares his thoughts and experience on the matter.

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New Bills Aim to Protect Federal Employee Whistleblowers

August 6, 2020 8:41 AM
New Bills Aim to Protect Federal Employee Whistleblowers

The sponsors behind a pair of recently introduced bills say that they would help protect federal employees from whistleblower retaliation.

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Implementing EO to Reward Experience Over Education

August 4, 2020 12:39 PM
Implementing EO to Reward Experience Over Education

OPM has issued guidance to agencies on reducing reliance on college education and increasing value of experience.

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Hatch Act Leads to 120-Day Suspension

July 22, 2020 10:45 AM
Hatch Act Leads to 120-Day Suspension

A federal employee has agreed to a 120-day suspension without pay for a Hatch Act violation.

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FMLA is the Best Option for Federal Employees Facing a Premature Return to the Office

FMLA is the Best Option for Federal Employees Facing a Premature Return to the Office

As federal agencies gradually bring federal employees back to work in their offices, what options do these employees have if they do not feel safe?

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Federal Employees, Hatch Act, and Black Lives Matter

July 14, 2020 11:13 AM
Federal Employees, Hatch Act, and Black Lives Matter

The Office of Special Counsel says Black Lives Matter is not a political organization with Hatch Act implications for federal employees and agencies.

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2020 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Delayed (Again)

July 10, 2020 2:43 PM
2020 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Delayed (Again)

The 2020 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey has been delayed for a second time.

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Freedom from Union Dues for Some Federal Employees

Freedom from Union Dues for Some Federal Employees

The FLRA has published a rule giving federal employees more leeway in canceling the withholding of union dues

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Will Your Pay Be Affected When You Return to Work?

Will Your Pay Be Affected When You Return to Work?

Will new safety measures when returning to work at the office impact your paycheck or time at work?

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