Some agency-inspector general relationships have drifted out of favor over the past 40 years. The IG community says it’s time to swing the pendulum back.
The National Treasury Employees Union said it received bargaining proposals from the Health and Human Services Department that exclude previously-negotiated articles on telework, alternative work schedules and performance awards.
The Veterans Affairs Department now has at least seven top leadership positions that are vacant or led by acting officials.
The Trump administration says a recent Supreme Court case decision is prompting the White House to change the current hiring process for administrative law judges.
The Social Security Administration has given the American Federation of Government Employees until July 31 to vacate agency property.
After more than one year after the Veterans Affairs Department stood up its new Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection. senior executives still make up a small fraction of disciplinary actions.
Federal employees in these four new areas would likely see the locality pay changes on or after Jan. 1, 2019 in their first paychecks of the new year.
After earning its own authority from Congress, the Food and Drug Administration is developing an alternative pay and personnel system for 38 occupations.
The Office of Personnel Management issued new guidance for agencies to implement the president’s three executive orders on employee accountability, official time and collective bargaining.
The latest research and advancements from the Veterans Affairs Department include a power-wheelchair that can climb stairs and curbs, new prosthetics and a powerful study on the impacts of opioids.
The most recent update to Performance.gov shows the Trump administration spent the winter months drafting and presenting its ideas for civil service modernization.
The Veterans Affairs Department has a shortage of medical professionals, but it also lacks the human resources expertise and flexibility it needs to bring top talent in more quickly.
A bipartisan group of current and former House lawmakers have filed an amicus brief in opposition to the president’s three executive orders on the federal workforce.
Among the ideas included in the Trump administration’s reorganization proposal are recommendations to create a new public-private research center and move some aspects of FEMA and TSA to the Transportation Department.