After decades of watching as their annual pay raises shrink, including three consecutive pay freezes, white collar feds may have a reason to be hopeful.
There are some things, persons, places, food, sports teams etc., that people either love or hate. Take teleworking.
With details on how it might work, and what it will mean for employees, federal employment attorney Tom Spiggle joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Starting in the mid-1990s various experts looked at the aging federal workforce and concluded that the end, for many of them, was near.
With analysis of what’s going on, Federal Drive with Tom Temin turned to federal employment attorney Debra D’Agostino.
DHS morale numbers are unlikely to rise without significant reforms on multiple levels.
Agencies will likely miss out on the symbiotic relationship between performance and engagement. Strategically, the better approach is to integrate these two critically important human capital processes by making performance management the centerpiece of the employee engagement strategy.
The Office of Personnel Management is currently drafting regulations needed to implement the Federal Employee Paid Leave Act. Members of the public will have a chance to comment on those regulations, due sometime in late spring.
A new year brings many of the same priorities for the Trump administration and its workforce, but a new Performance.gov update notes plans to develop agility training for managers and double down on efforts to create federal career paths.
Just like the year before, December saw a drop in the number of federal retirement claims received by the Office of Personnel Management compared to the previous month.
An online database of nearly 800 agency collective bargaining agreements is now live on the Office of Personnel Management’s website. The creation of a common, public CBA system was a requirement of the president’s 2018 workforce executive orders.
New-to-Washington political appointees, hoping to dilute or eliminate teleworking in their agencies, maybe got a dose of reality this week.
A group of Senate Democrats, led by Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), has introduced a bill that would ensure all federal employees, including those at the Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation Security Administration and non-judicial workers at the District of Columbia courts, have access to new paid parental leave benefits.
Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C., area are operating as normal Wednesday, following an early departure the day before, due to snow.