The Trump administration’s proposal to shift all personnel policy offices currently housed within the Office of Personnel Management to a new entity within the White House is earning some praise, but a lot of skepticism.
A new governmentwide survey found OPM can do more to improve the accessibility, adequacy and effectiveness of supervisors’ training.
Federal management leaders in the Trump administration say they’re optimistic they can lead a bipartisan, inclusive discussion about its plan to modernize the federal workforce.
New Office of Personnel Management Director Jeff Pon detailed his vision for OPM and its role in modernizing 40-year-old statutes that govern how agencies recruit, retain, compensate and manage federal employees.
Virginia Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner join a handful of federal employee organizations to advocate for a quick fix to a complex issue buried in the new tax act that’s having unintended and harmful consequences for some federal employees.
Seth Harris, a former deputy secretary at the Labor Department, said it’s most important for political appointees to address the aftermath of moving executives to new roles.
Performance management is a serious focus for all agencies during the next two years.
Federal employee groups are encouraging fast action from the General Services Administration to quickly update tax regulations and write new guidance on tax deductible moving and travel expenses.
Feds would all be better off if they recognize the differences and the similarities between D.C. and field employees, but commentator Jeff Neal is not optimistic that will happen any time soon.
The CIO Council’s event highlighted the role of women and the impact they are making in the federal IT, cybersecurity.
Julie Brill, the acting deputy associate director for the Senior Executive Service and Performance Management at the Office of Personnel Management, credited the Unlocktalent.gov tool to help share best practices.
The administration will release more details about its management agenda later this month with a focus on three outcomes.
From reauthorization and reorganizations of the Homeland Security Department to whistleblower protections, security clearances and burrowing, these bills are worth keeping an eye on as the Senate debates, amends and votes on them.
Two members of Congress have introduced separate bills that would extend expedited disciplinary and removal procedures to employees and senior executives at the Education and Labor Departments.