The Federal Supervisor Training Act is likely to be reintroduced. The author looks at what is in the bill and how it could be improved.
The author says there are two common disciplinary measures federal managers can utilize, but only one of them allows for applying discipline progressively in the event the problems continue.
The author says that the possibility of wrongdoing on the part of agency managers has led to many avenues for protecting employees which has created an overly complicated appeals system. He proposes a simple fix that would protect employees while making for a smoother process.
The author says that the entire federal HR process and structure, from top to bottom, needs to be completely reimagined.
In the second of two series of articles on job restructuring as a reasonable accommodation, the author explores how job restructuring could affect other employees besides the disabled person being accommodated, and examines the limitations on the burden that an agency may place on other employees.