Tag: Employee Relations

Making Federal Employees ‘At-Will’ Would Limit Their Legal Recourse

By on August 13, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Making Federal Employees ‘At-Will’ Would Limit Their Legal Recourse

Legislation has been introduced to make employment of future federal employees “at-will.” The author explains the legal implications of this proposed change.

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Legislation Introduced to Make Federal Employees ‘At-Will’ Employees

By on July 22, 2017 in Human Resources, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced to Make Federal Employees ‘At-Will’ Employees

Legislation has been introduced that would make federal employees “at-will” employees, potentially making it easier to remove or suspend them.

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VA Begins Posting Disciplinary Actions Taken Against Employees Online

By on July 7, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
VA Begins Posting Disciplinary Actions Taken Against Employees Online

The VA has announced that it will begin posting data about adverse actions taken against agency employees online in a new effort to hold employees accountable.

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VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act Tackles the Issue of Firing Insufficient Workers Without Pitfalls

VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act Tackles the Issue of Firing Insufficient Workers Without Pitfalls

The VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act is expected to become law. These are some of the key changes impacting employee disciplinary procedures.

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Bipartisan Support for VA Accountability Bill

By on May 15, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Bipartisan Support for VA Accountability Bill

A bipartisan bill in the Senate would make changes including creating an expedited appeal process for VA employees and alter existing appeal procedures.

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Making It Quicker and Easier to Fire VA Employees

Making It Quicker and Easier to Fire VA Employees

Legislation is moving in Congress to make it quicker and easier to fire VA employees. The bill would also have provisions to protect whistleblowers and to encourage managers to address performance problems.

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Thank a Government Employee This Week

By on May 8, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Thank a Government Employee This Week

The author offers his thanks to federal employees in honor of Public Service Recognition Week.

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Trump Calls on Federal Employees to Help Make Government More Efficient

By on May 8, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Trump Calls on Federal Employees to Help Make Government More Efficient

President Trump has issued a proclamation for Public Service Recognition Week to honor the work of federal employees and to ask for their help in making government operate more efficiently.

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‘Uncertain’ Describes Federal Workers Today

By on April 25, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
‘Uncertain’ Describes Federal Workers Today

The author says that the Trump administration’s approach to government is causing great uncertainty among Federal workers.

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More Patient Care Problems Cited at VA

By on April 14, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
More Patient Care Problems Cited at VA

A new report found numerous problems with patient care at a VA facility. Here is a summary and solutions suggested to improve caring for veterans in the VA.

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