Tag: Employee Relations

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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First Steps in Changing Federal HR

By on April 12, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
First Steps in Changing Federal HR

With a new guidance memo from OMB, federal workers can start to see what new human resources policies will emerge impacting the federal workforce.

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Drain the Swamp? Federal Workers Dedicate Their Careers To Service

on April 4, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
The author says that the "drain the swamp" mantra in Washington can be demoralizing to the federal workforce.

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What is a RIF and How Does it Work?

By on March 29, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
What is a RIF and How Does it Work?

What is a RIF? How does it work? Are RIF’s likely to occur in government?

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