The most recent update to Performance.gov shows the Trump administration spent the winter months drafting and presenting its ideas for civil service modernization.
The Trump administration may move several functions, including federal employee health and retirement benefits programs, from the Office of Personnel Management to other agencies.
Politicians who want to reduce the cost of the federal retirement and labor-management programs say they are doing it for the most noble reasons.
The amount of money the White House is proposing to cut from federal workers' take-home pay and the future inflation protection benefits for retirees closely mirrors the balance of the F, I and S funds in the Thrift Savings Plan as of Dec 31.
Longer probation, shorter appeal deadlines, arbitrary pay for performance, they've already hit some federal employees and might be headed your say.
The Trump administration's plan to totally eliminate inflation protection for federal retirement, while requiring workers to pay more for smaller lifetime retirement benefits, is the ultimate deal-breaker for most people.
If you live and work in Washington long enough, you start running taking people’s — especially politicians', lawyers' and talking heads' — statements, actions and facts through your own filter.
Some politicians think the at-will hiring system is so good and works so well they want to extend it to federal civil servants in the executive branch.
Recent proposals to change the existing federal retirement system are just the beginning of coming recommendations from the Office of Personnel Management.
Comprehensive civil service reform is too tall an order just for OPM and its director.
The director of the Office of Personnel Management said he wants to restore the importance of the Chief Human Capital Officers Council. Jeff Pon has asked agency and department heads to put very senior level representatives on the council that strategizes human resource policy for government employees.
What does the Senior Executives Association think about President Donald Trump's plans to reform the civil service system? Find out when SEA President Bill Valdez joins host Mike Causey on this week's Your Turn. April 4, 2018
Few people will argue that the civil service needs no reform. The job classification and pay systems are outdated, the hiring process is terrible and employee accountability is an issue that troubles both outsiders and government workers.
Jan. 16 marked the 135th birthday of the Civil Service Commission – the precursor to the Office of Personnel Management.