For much of the federal workforce in 2019, what employees thought they knew about their pay, benefits, workplace flexibilities and even the location of their offices in some cases, were in flux.
The president’s pay agent, a group composed of the Labor secretary and directors of the Office of Personnel Management and Office of Management and Budget, say the methodology behind federal locality pay doesn’t make sense — and hasn’t made sense since its creation.
Anything affecting people and their careers — the stories never stop coming.
The Office of Personnel Management says agencies struggle to recruit former employees who have left government and gained additional skills. New regulations that OPM will propose would give agencies the discretion to recruit top talent back with a promotion.
Another longtime leader at the Office of Personnel Management is retiring.
White collar federal civil servants are on track to get a 3.1% pay raise next year — the largest in a decade for 1.2 million civil servants.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management makes some clarifications about President Trump’s declared day off on Christmas Eve.
After decades covering the federal beat some patterns become evident, like the question of a Christmas Eve day off.
The 2020 spending bills urge the Social Security Administration to reinstate its telework program for operations employees, but they’re silent on collective bargaining protections and funding for the Bureau of Land Management’s upcoming relocation.
With the Christmas holiday falling on a Wednesday, President Trump decided to close the government and give employees an extra day off.
Try getting employees on board before yanking an agency 1,000 or 2,000 miles away.
In today’s Federal Newscast, USPS’ Ethics Office wants to remind its employees about the restrictions applied to receiving gifts from customers and vendors.
Though the latest Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings show the resiliency of agencies in the face of a tumultuous 2019, they also point to some unsettling signs for organizations facing reorganization and relocation.
If there’s a government shutdown next year, in late 2020, will air traffic controllers on paid parental leave actually get paid?