Civil Service Reform Act of 1978

  • OPM announces first batch of civil service changes, ‘more to come’

    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.

  • Does the administration have what it takes to reinvigorate an outdated civil service system?

    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.

  • The past, present and future of the civil service

    This week on Your Turn, Federal News Radio reporter Nicole Ogrysko will discuss the past, present and future of the federal civil service, and Federal News Radio Senior Digital Editor Michael O’Connell will explain how podcasts could help you get ahead in your federal career. August 22, 2018

  • Stars aligned for civil service reform in 1978; will they again in 2018?

    As the Trump administration considers civil service modernization, those who helped craft the original Civil Service Reform Act say the White House could do the same thing in 2018 that they did in 1978, with a few exceptions.

  • Will executive orders change collective bargaining?

    My concern with respect to these executive orders is that they make civil service reform less likely. There are many areas where agreement between the right and left is a possibility. The issue of labor relations is not high on that list.

  • Everything you need to know about official time

    Between last week’s OPM report and this week’s congressional hearing, feds may have some questions about official time. Federal News Radio wants to answer them.