The author says the real story inside of the Best Places to Work rankings lies in the comparison to employees in the private sector.
The 2017 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS) will be distributed beginning in May according to an announcement from OPM.
Lawmakers recently expressed their concerns about a proposal to drastically cut the number of required questions asked on the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey and said that doing so would ultimately harm federal workers.
OPM has released the full 2016 FEVS results. While the data cover many aspects of federal employment, one topic they address is federal employees’ overall satisfaction with pay.