No one is getting rich from the 1.9 percent raise likely to come feds’ way next year, but is giving everyone the same percentage raise the right approach after all?
Agencies have also said they’re beginning to evolve and mature their views on how they can improve employee engagement.
The newly installed chief of the U.S. Forest Service has promised to change the agency’s culture of widespread harassment, misconduct and retaliation. But what would that take?
Like all large departments, the US Postal Service has a comprehensive ethics policy and program. But how effective is it?
Workers and retirees in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program have several choices: They can shop around, talk with their primary physicians, or, like most people they can do nothing.
A recent GAO report concluded that employees believe agencies are doing reasonably well on four of OPM’s Five Phases of Performance Management, with improvement needed on rewarding.
The IRS has been systematically underpaying whistleblowers responsible for tens of millions of dollars from tax cheats, possibly because of what might be a mistaken calculation.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Willkie said he is not concerned his agency will be impacted by President Donald Trump’s request that agencies trim their budgets by 5 percent in 2020.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the National Insider Threat Task Force introduced a new maturity framework to help teach agencies what makes a good program.
DISA still isn’t using the cyber excepted service to help hire new talent.
The evidence is clear that federal workers care very deeply about the work they do. But 57 percent cannot say their agencies reward creativity and innovation.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the U.S. Postal Service’s Inspector General revealed the agency only saved $91 million in 2016 and 2017 after consolidating more than 200 facilities, well below it’s goal.
Bob Tobias, a professor in the Key Executive Leadership Program at American University, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss the management-union relationship.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management is changing regulations on direct hire authorities.