In today’s Federal Newscast, the Project on Government Oversight called the move to replace Acting Interior Inspector General Mary Kendall with a political appointee “puzzling.”
The administration’s proposal to revamp OPM would not be the death-knell of the Civil Service. In fact, Commentator Jeff Neal said let’s try the approach. If it doesn’t work, it’s up to Congress to fix it.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie appointed a new permanent director for the DC medical center.
Good government groups are ready for a civil service overhaul, but they’re also excited to reignite the conversation about public service.
Bob Tobias, a professor in American University’s Key Executive Leadership Programs, described what he called the “three legged stool” essential to any successful civil service reform.
The Office of Personnel Management said it will soon sign off two separate direct-hire authorities and will begin initial steps to develop a special occupational pay and classification system.
The Office of Personnel Management clarified a provision in the president’s recent executive order on employee removals.
Federal employees and government facilities announced closures, emergency response procedures and evacuation notices before Hurricane Michael made landfall on Florida’s Gulf Coast Wednesday.
Kristine Simmons, Thomas W. Ross and Bill Valdez join host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to talk about a new report that proposes some major changes to the Civil Service Reform Act.
For many people age 40 seems to be the not-so-magic number. If you buy that, be advised that the Civil Service Reform Act is turning 40 this Saturday.
In part three of its special report, “Civil Service Reimagined: 40 Years Later,” Federal News Network looks at the Office of Personnel Management, and how it, past administrations and members of Congress have hindered the agency’s ability to lead and create change in the federal workforce.
With a majority of the House and nearly half the Senate pushing back on the Trump administration’s plan to privatize the Postal Service, postal employees across the country rallied Monday, calling on their lawmakers to scuttle the proposal.
Rob Leahy spent the last almost two years as deputy CIO for the Office of Personnel Management and now decided to return to the IRS where he spent most of his career.
September saw fewer new retirement claims in September — 7,142 — than August — 8,826 — but OPM also processed fewer claims in that time than the month before.