Human Resources

Lawmakers Make a Stand for Collective Bargaining

By on September 7, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Make a Stand for Collective Bargaining

A group of House Members are urging Congress to pass legislation to defend federal employees’ collective bargaining rights.

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Weather and Safety Leave, Evacuation Payments Among HR Aids for Federal Employees During Hurricane Season

By on September 5, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Weather and Safety Leave, Evacuation Payments Among HR Aids for Federal Employees During Hurricane Season

OPM is reminding federal agencies of the HR flexibilities they can offer to federal employees to assist them during hurricane season.

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Can the Civil Service Be Broken?

By on September 3, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Can the Civil Service Be Broken?

Recent events beg the question of whether or not the civil service can be broken. The author provides a detailed analysis.

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From Human Resources to Helpful Robot – How AI May Transform HR

By on August 26, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
From Human Resources to Helpful Robot – How AI May Transform HR

How might artificial intelligence replace some HR functions? The author explores the possibilities.

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Follow the Style of this Sample KSA Answer to Rank Highly on Your Job Application

By on August 24, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Follow the Style of this Sample KSA Answer to Rank Highly on Your Job Application

Writing good KSAs on a federal job application can be challenging. These are two real world examples to help illustrate techniques.

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Right to Strike for Feds Endorsed by Bernie Sanders

By on August 22, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Right to Strike for Feds Endorsed by Bernie Sanders

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders supports giving federal employee unions the right to strike.

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Delay Upheld in Implementing Executive Orders

By on August 15, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Delay Upheld in Implementing Executive Orders

Here’s the latest twist in the ongoing legal battle over President Trump’s executive orders aimed at federal employee unions.

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AFGE Sues OSC Over Hatch Act Restrictions

By on August 13, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
AFGE Sues OSC Over Hatch Act Restrictions

AFGE has sued OSC over its latest Hatch Act guidance for federal employees.

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1st Amendment and Union Dues

By on August 13, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
1st Amendment and Union Dues

Do union dues withholding practices in the federal government violate the 1st Amendment?

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How Kellyanne Conway Saved Her Job

on August 13, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
How Kellyanne Conway Saved Her Job

The author says that the Merit Systems Protection Board turned out to be a big factor in why Kellyanne Conway retained her job after reported Hatch Act violations.

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