Tune in to FEDtalk on Federal News Radio, part of the Federal News Network October 13th, 2018, the Civil Service Reform Act (CSRA) turns 40 years old. The CSRA fundamentally changed the federal government and its workforce, spawning the majority of regulations, policies, and structures that continue to govern the day-to-day business of work within the federal government.
October 13, 2018
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.
With age comes a need for an upgrade, so three major federal workforce groups are coming together to propose changes to the Senior Executive Service.
Federal News Radio reporters Nicole Ogrysko and Jory Heckman join host Mike Causey on this week's Your Turn to discuss the recent court ruling against the Trump administration’s crackdown against federal unions, and why there is a mini-exodus of scientists from the federal government. Aug. 29, 2018
The recent court ruling against the administration’s crackdown by executive order against federal unions delighted some people inside government. Others think the decision is highly political.
Many feds have been watching the progress of "retirement reform" bills each year and making plans to retire, if they could, before their effective date, if that was possible.
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.
Federal management organizations are working with the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee to flesh out their ideas for civil service modernization.
Traditionally, most knowledgeable folks thought fracturing the federal workforce into different hiring, classification and pay systems, or “Balkanizing” the federal workforce was a bad idea.
Have an employee of the month program at your office? Well now the Trump administration has plans to establish a reward-for-performance system in the government.
Guest columnist Tom Trabucco reflects on his 46-year federal career and the cast of characters he met along the way, as well as how he views the current set of civil service reform proposals.