Tag: Discipline

Show Me the Money

By on May 14, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Show Me the Money

How much do disciplinary procedures cost the government? The author explores the question.

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A Tale of Two Factors

By on March 10, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
A Tale of Two Factors

The author says that federal HR advisors have gotten more cautious in their approach to discipline and often overlook the main focus of solving the problem.

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Report Suggests Improvements for Handling Federal Employee Misconduct

By on August 15, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Report Suggests Improvements for Handling Federal Employee Misconduct

GAO takes a look at federal employee misconduct and ways agencies can improve how they handle it.

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GAO: VA Whistleblowers 10x More Likely to Be Disciplined Than Peers

By on July 20, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
GAO: VA Whistleblowers 10x More Likely to Be Disciplined Than Peers

A new GAO report found that the VA suffers from data reliability problems in its systems for tracking employee misconduct actions.

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MERIT Act Advances in House

By on July 18, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
MERIT Act Advances in House

A companion bill to the MERIT Act has been introduced in the Senate and the bill has been referred from a committee to the full House. Here is a summary.

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Poll: Majority of Americans Think It’s Too Difficult to Fire Poor Performing Federal Employees

By on June 4, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Poll: Majority of Americans Think It’s Too Difficult to Fire Poor Performing Federal Employees

A new Rasmussen survey found that a majority of Americans believe it is currently too difficult to remove government employees for performance reasons.

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Executive Order on Firing Policies Leaves Federal Employees Contemplating Job Security

By on June 3, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Executive Order on Firing Policies Leaves Federal Employees Contemplating Job Security

A new Executive Order overhauls the way poor performance of federal employees is handled. What do federal workers need to know?

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What’s Really in Those New Executive Orders?

By on May 30, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
What’s Really in Those New Executive Orders?

Three new executive orders have the potential to impact the federal workforce. The author analyzes the details of one that streamlines removal procedures.

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Streamlining Federal Employee Removal Procedures

By on May 29, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Streamlining Federal Employee Removal Procedures

A new executive order will make it easier to take disciplinary and adverse actions against federal employees. Here is a summary of the new requirements.

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Panel Discussion Looks at Federal Hiring/Firing Challenges

By on March 28, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Firing a federal employee is a complex process. A recent panel discussion looked at just how cumbersome it is and discussed some possible solutions.

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