The Federal Salary Council is still debating a series of controversial changes to the methodology currently used to set federal employee locality pay.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management wants to get rid of nearly 50 occupational series it says are not needed due to the evolution of work.
The Office of Personnel Management has launched Federal Long-Term Care Insurance Program 3.0, a new plan option and rate structure designed to keep premium rates under control amid a rapidly changing market.
The U.S. Digital Service said it sees promise in a new hiring pilot designed to better find and screen candidates who are truly qualified for the job, with help from agency subject matter experts.
OMB acting director Russ Vought highlighted the lack of funding as one of several decisions by the Senate that will impact agencies in the fiscal 2020 consolidated spending bill.
As agencies begin to review the recent results of the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, the Office of Personnel Management has a new toolkit to help supervisors better understand and digest the feedback.
The Merit Systems Protection Board praised recent Office of Personnel Management guidance designed to help agencies better assess job candidates and their qualifications. But the assessment tools OPM offers to agencies for a fee are often too expensive, MSPB said.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Government Policy clarifies what federal employees need to report when accepting invitations to attend conferences.
If we take some agile concepts and apply them to how government is organized and staffed, we may see that many criticisms of shortcomings can be addressed.
Fans of the Thrift Savings Plan hope new withdrawal rules encourage more people to stick with it when they move to another job or retire.
The Trump administration has clarified how agencies should proceed with current, ongoing collective bargaining negotiations with federal employee union, now that the president’s workforce executive orders are in full force.
The Office of Personnel Management has even more performance management guidance. This time, it’s designed to encourage agencies to reconsider the concept of progressive discipline when managing employees.
Agencies are finding ways on their own to hire top talent, reskill existing employees and manage their workforces with more agility, a skill the Trump administration says is necessary absent some sweeping civil service modernization.
The Office of Personnel Management reported fewer retirement claims received last month, as well as fewer processed, compared to the month prior.