Human Resources

Telework is the Focus of New Dismissal and Closure Procedures

By on November 25, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Telework is the Focus of New Dismissal and Closure Procedures

OPM recently updated its governmentwide closure and dismissal policies which include a new type of weather related leave and strong emphasis on telework.

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New Federal Labor Relations Guidance: Back to the Future?

By on November 21, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
New Federal Labor Relations Guidance: Back to the Future?

OPM has issued new guidance for agencies on reporting labor relations information.

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The EEOC Continues to Expand Upon Protections to Disabled Government Workers

By on November 19, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
The EEOC Continues to Expand Upon Protections to Disabled Government Workers

A recent court case illustrates how an obscure law can help protect federal employees from disability discrimination.

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Unions Sue VA Over Official Time Restrictions

By on November 16, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Unions Sue VA Over Official Time Restrictions

Federal employee unions have filed a lawsuit against the VA over restrictions the agency placed on the use of official time.

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Some Young Veterans Need More From Government

By on November 15, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Some Young Veterans Need More From Government

The author says that taking steps to hire veterans is one that can produce quality new hires within the federal workforce.

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Temporary Postal Workers Allege Mistreatment by USPS

on November 10, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Several temporary Postal employees who were injured on the job say they were fired or mistreated after suffering injuries incurred while working.

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VA Restricting Salary to Federal Employees Representing Unions

By on November 9, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
VA Restricting Salary to Federal Employees Representing Unions

OPM issues new guidance to agencies and the VA cuts of use of official time for medical professionals to focus on “putting veterans first.”

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“The Workforce Is Not Our Problem In Government”

By on November 1, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
“The Workforce Is Not Our Problem In Government”

The author says that federal employees are the ones who can best identify problems and solutions on how to get more work done with fewer resources.

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I Was Passed Over for a Promotion – What Can I Do?

By on October 29, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
I Was Passed Over for a Promotion – What Can I Do?

The author says it is too subjective to say there is a “best qualified” employee for a job, so how can someone win an EEO complaint regarding non-selection?

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How Do Federal Employees Feel About Their Pay and Jobs?

By on October 26, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
How Do Federal Employees Feel About Their Pay and Jobs?

The results from the 2018 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey show federal employees are happier with their pay overall but not so much with merit based pay.

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