The executive order directs agencies to renegotiate union contracts and suggests that agencies set more concrete time limits for these discussions.
The National Treasury Employees Union is also suing the president and Office of Personnel Management Director Jeff Pon over recent executive orders.
Benefits expert Tammy Flanagan makes the case for a centralized retirement counseling service.
President Donald Trump’s second executive order offers new limitations on official time, as well as restrictions to federal union use of agency office space and property.
The council brings together chief human capital officers of federal agencies to serve as policy advisers on human resources management issues, to select, develop, train and manage a high-quality and productive workforce.
The American Federation of Government Employees has sued the president, the Office of Personnel Management and OPM Director Jeff Pon over the administration’s executive order on official time.
The president’s new executive order on the employee removal process makes some significant changes for federal workers.
The Office of Personnel Management already has its first blockchain prototype for part of its new Employee Digital Record system, and it’s performing better than expected.
Majority members on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee conducted their own study of agency official time use in attempt to get better data but still found messy and confusing agency reports.
A new governmentwide survey found OPM can do more to improve the accessibility, adequacy and effectiveness of supervisors’ training.
If any of the Trump administration’s proposals to overhaul the federal pay and pension plans make it through Congress, thousands of federal workers might have to extend their tours of duty by as much as a decade to maintain their standard of living.
The Professional Managers Association is telling fed-postal-retirees to stay alert as federal retirement contribution changes are proposed by the Trump administration.
The debate over official time may heat up again, as the Trump administration continues to suggest changes to the current civil service system.
Jeff Neal, former DHS CHCO, looks at the recent proposals from OPM and OMB that would freeze federal pay for a year and decrease federal employee compensation.