Breaking with tradition, the Government Accountability Office added the governmentwide security clearance program to the High-Risk List, one year ahead of the scheduled release of its biennial assessment and status report of federal initiatives.
The Merit Systems Protection Board says workforce reductions under the Trump administration’s government reorganization effort could add to its workload — at time when the agency still lacks a quorum.
Jan. 16 marked the 135th birthday of the Civil Service Commission – the precursor to the Office of Personnel Management.
After meeting with D.C.-area officials, OPM decided there was no reason for a delayed opening on Wednesday morning.
Six out of every 1,000 new supervisors fail their probationary periods, according to a new analysis from the Merit Systems Protection Board.
The Office of Personnel Management says it’s monitoring the weather situation for Washington, D.C. federal offices.
Federal News Radio obtained a draft of an executive order seeking to give CIOs new hiring authorities and IT governance.
The Office of Personnel Management processed twice as many retirement claims in December than it had in the previous month, considerably reducing its claims backlog.
DC-feds are expected in, but Federal Executive Boards in Baltimore, Philadelphia and Boston are recommending agencies open under a two-hour delay.
Federal employees looking for major changes to locality pay will be disappointed in 2018, as the entities that typically make small but significant moves on federal salaries were largely inactive during the first year of the Trump administration.
The Federal Executive Board in Philadelphia region is recommending agencies give their employees an early dismissal on Jan. 4.
OPM says federal employees in the Washington, D.C., metro area can also take unscheduled leave or telework.
As winter storm Grayson is expected hit parts of the Florida and the Southeast seaboard early Thursday morning, federal agencies along the East Coast are preparing for an impact on Thursday’s commute.
With all of the proposals in recent years to cut the workforce, make it easier to fire people, change federal pay and more, it was safe to assume we would see a lot of action on civil service issues.