Human Resources

Is Telework on the Way Out?

By on November 19, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Is Telework on the Way Out?

Some leaders see telework as a great benefit that leads to more productivity; others think it just creates problems. Which view is correct?

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VA Clamping Down on Official Time and Union Office Space

By on November 18, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
VA Clamping Down on Official Time and Union Office Space

The VA is moving to implement President Trump’s executive orders which will put new restrictions on unions’ use of official time and office space.

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Are You Entitled to Weather and Safety Leave if you Telework?

By on November 8, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Are You Entitled to Weather and Safety Leave if you Telework?

OPM has addressed some common questions federal employees may have regarding weather and safety leave.

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Federal Employees Weigh in on Pay, Shutdown in 2019 FEVS Results

By on November 7, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Federal Employees Weigh in on Pay, Shutdown in 2019 FEVS Results

The 2019 FEVS results are in and offer a glimpse into how federal employees feel about their jobs and pay.

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277 Cases Awaiting General Counsel Confirmation

By on November 6, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
277 Cases Awaiting General Counsel Confirmation

Unfair labor practices are stalled without a General Counsel at the FLRA.

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OPM Proposes Eliminating Some Occupational Series

By on November 2, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Proposes Eliminating Some Occupational Series

OPM is proposing to eliminate some occupational series for various reasons and is seeking feedback on the proposal.

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Unions Say They’re Not at Table for Talks on Future of Work

on November 1, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Federal employee unions say they are being excluded from discussions about the future of work in the federal government.

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The Oath of Office and What it Means

By on October 31, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
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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