Across-the-board pay raises for military personnel might keep low performers in the military while incentivizing motivated troops to leave.
Congress mandated the military cut its senior executive service by a quarter in the 2017 defense authorization bill.
Few people will argue that the civil service needs no reform. The job classification and pay systems are outdated, the hiring process is terrible and employee accountability is an issue that troubles both outsiders and government workers.
How would President Donald Trump’s proposed 2019 budget affect federal workers? Find out when Tony Reardon, national president of the National Treasury Employees Union, joins host Derrick Dorth on this week’s Fed Access. February 19, 2018
John Kamensky, chairman of NAPA’s panel on executive organization and management, explains three steps that federal mangers can take in order to improve organizational health and performance within their agency’s unit.
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said Thursday he would reimburse the U.S. Treasury for his wife’s travel expenses and instead wanted to turn attention back to veterans issues. VA is requesting a $12 billion budget increase for 2019.
The military can begin immediately offboarding service members who have not been deployable for the past year.
Acting IRS Commissioner David Kautter called on lawmakers Wednesday to give the agency more flexibility to hire cybersecurity talent from the private sector.
The White House proposed a number of changes that would dramatically reshape the federal workforce and how federal workers are compensated.
The Air Force wants to address its pilot shortage by building up its training program from 1,200 to 1,400 pilots a year.
The Trump administration is also suggesting policy changes to the federal hiring process, the requirements that govern the Senior Executive Service.
The Office of Management and Budget is ready to start tracking progress on improving performance and accountability. Here’s what two departments have done.
Some proponents of an apolitical civil service argued that what President Trump argued for in his State of the Union address would turn federal workers into at-will employees.
Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) introduced a bill to expand federal expedited hiring authority for military spouses. He hopes the bill will be folded into the 2019 defense authorization bill.