civil service modernization

Getty Images/Federal News Networkelectronic health record, EHR, veterans affairs, VA

IG: Veterans Affairs may have overlooked cost of physical improvements needed for EHR

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Department of Veterans Affairs’ inspector general said the agency initially underestimated the costs of physical infrastructure…

Read more
Amelia Brust/Federal News Network

House committee passes bill to prevent another Schedule F executive order from happening

Read more

A long-serving and steady voice for public service and performance calls it a day

Read more
Jeff Neal

Administrative changes are the first step in civil service modernization

Read more
Jeff Neal

Civil service modernization is essential — here is one way to make it happen

Read more
Bob Tobias, professor at the Key Executive Leadership program of American University

Good-government groups suggest ways to improve federal workforce under Biden

Read more
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

5 workforce executive orders President-Elect Biden should cancel on Jan. 20

Read more
Ike Hayman

Sharpening the federal government’s coronavirus response

Read more
AP/Andrew HarnikCompany representatives invited to the White House, walk towards President Donald Trump as he signs an executive order during a Made in America showcase on the South Lawn White House in Washington, Monday, July 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Court reverses decision on Trump’s workforce executive orders, defying unions’ legal challenge

A federal judge invalidated nine provisions of the President’s workforce executive orders in a ruling last August. But the U.S. Court of Appeals overturned…

Read more
FILE- In this Feb. 5, 2019, file photo lights illuminate the U.S. Capitol dome in Washington. On Thursday, Feb. 14, the Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

The MERIT Act: Where’s the merit?

The MERIT Act falls short of its purported goal of improving public service, Tom Temin writes.

Read more

Where have all the classifiers gone?

As federal work has shifted, grades have crept up to the point where traditional job classification is almost a thing of the past.

Read more

Sign up for breaking news alerts