The detailed version of the President’s 2020 budget request includes a series of familiar pay and retirement cuts and a wide variety of proposals designed to change the way agencies compensate, hire, manage and reward both current and future federal employees.
Congress didn’t send a sweeping civil service modernization package to the president’s desk this year, but winners of this year’s Presidential Rank Awards have some ideas on where they can start on their own.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Customs and Border Protection issues Accenture a partial stop work order to pause its nearly 300 million dollar contract to hire more border patrol agents.
In an age of bipartisanship, a committee of policy think-tanks and good government groups, led by the Senior Executives Association, say they’ve found a consensual starting point for civil service modernization.
The MITRE Corporation has a summary of ideas and recommendations that attendees discussed at the Office of Management and Budget’s Symposium on the Federal Workforce for the 21st Century last month.
Good government groups are ready for a civil service overhaul, but they’re also excited to reignite the conversation about public service.
The Trump administration has been busy putting the pieces in place for hiring process improvements and reskilling initiatives.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development became the second agency to get help in upgrading its technology and financial management systems under the White House’s marquee IT modernization effort.
The National Academy of Public Administration said that every day spent dwelling on the minor challenges with the existing federal personnel system is another day spent falling further behind.
Federal News Radio explores how an evolving federal workforce has been bound by the constraints of a 40-year-old civil service system that largely hasn’t changed at all since 1978.