The results from the Veterans Affairs Department’s first, self-reported all-employee survey are in, and they show engagement and morale in its workforce went up significantly in 2018.
The Office of Management and Budget says some agencies have acknowledged the administration’s initiative to build evidence-based policy agendas with varying degrees of success. Agencies that have become leaders in this space are embracing employee feedback.
The Senate has little time left to vote on the president’s three nominees to serve as members on the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB). If the Senate doesn’t act before the year ends, the board may have no members.
The Army knows its soldiers have skills and talents that aren’t immediately identifiable based on their rank and military occupational specialty, A new integrated pay and personnel system will help the Army learn more about its soldiers and their talents.
Good government groups are ready for a civil service overhaul, but they’re also excited to reignite the conversation about public service.
The Health and Human Services Department said it’s not yet positioned to use data to predict what the next public health crisis might be, but it’s developing a new data sharing strategy to launch the agency in the right direction.
The Office of Personnel Management said it will soon sign off two separate direct-hire authorities and will begin initial steps to develop a special occupational pay and classification system.
The Office of Personnel Management clarified a provision in the president’s recent executive order on employee removals.
In part three of its special report, “Civil Service Reimagined: 40 Years Later,” Federal News Network looks at the Office of Personnel Management, and how it, past administrations and members of Congress have hindered the agency’s ability to lead and create change in the federal workforce.
President Donald Trump tapped Margaret Weichert to be serve as acting director of the Office of Personnel Management.
House Republicans said they’ve reached a tentative deal on a federal pay raise for 2019. Federal employee unions and House Democrats, however, are cautious about the agreement.
The agency that administers the Thrift Savings Plan is planning to implement new withdrawal options for its participants by next September. Here’s what participants need to know about those options.
Citing “governmentwide reach,” the Trump administration requested an expedited briefing in its appeal of the federal district court’s injunction of the president’s executive orders.
The Trump administration has been busy putting the pieces in place for hiring process improvements and reskilling initiatives.