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.
In its most specific take yet on the Trump administration's proposed merger of the Office of Personnel Management with the General Services Administration, Congress also commissioned the National Academy of Public Administration to conduct a top-to-bottom review of OPM.
The inspector general at the Office of Personnel Management said the uncertainty surrounding the agency's proposed merger with the General Services Administration is continued concern headed in 2020.
Alan Berube is a senior fellow in the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution.
In today's Federal Newscast, a group of D.C. area Democrats in the House are hoping to block any funding meant for the relocation of the Bureau of Land Management's headquarters.
No federal employee wants to leave D.C. None want to move here, either.
The Labor Department is moving from 13 different HR offices, 26 different IT application organizations, four different procurement organizations and numerous personnel security offices down to one of each as part of its internal consolidation.
The General Services Administration is seeking feedback on its efforts to modernize two key retirement processing systems at the Office of Personnel Management.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Bureau of Land Management said it will offer both early-outs and buyouts to parts of its workforce.
Moving people out of D.C. has been proposed before, but commentator and former Homeland Security CHCO Jeff Neal says the HIRE Act's reasoning is flawed.
Margaret Weichert, the deputy director for management at the Office of Management and Budget, says she is deeply concerned about structural impediments to bring agility to government.
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.
In today's Federal Newscast, a major reorganization is taking place among the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's top management offices.
A quiet update for the Overseas Private Investment Corporation shows how reorgs can work without flamethrowing.