As the public was told in 2008, elections have consequences. The new administration will have different priorities than the Obama administration. One new Congressional rule will allow cutting the workforce or cutting federal employee salaries in specific agencies.
A questionnaire and new Secretary of Energy are creating consternation among federal employees. Change is in the air. What will be the impact on federal workers?
There have not been dramatic legislative changes in federal human resources and labor relations since 1978. That could change in 2017. Here are some of the more significant proposals for change.
Two Senators have asked President Obama to freeze federal hiring during the transition between presidential administrations to combat the practice of “burrowing in” by political appointees.
The author says that a new presidential administration should not assume that OPM as it exists today is the right structure for the future of federal workforce management. He says that the question that needs to be asked is, “What should be done with OPM?”
The 2016 election will have an impact on the federal workforce. Here is a summary of changes that may be in store for the federal government and federal workers under President Trump.
In a follow up letter to Members of Congress, FBI Director James Comey said his agency has found no new evidence that would warrant any charges against Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email server while Secretary of State.