The notion that agencies could fire federal employees for “disloyalty” or personal political beliefs has long been dispensed with, and was codified in the Civil Service Reform Act, now over 40 years old.
The legal battle over the president’s workforce executive orders continues, after federal employee unions on Friday asked the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to hear their case.
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.
Bob Tobias, a professor in American University’s Key Executive Leadership Programs, described what he called the “three legged stool” essential to any successful civil service reform.
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.
Kristine Simmons, Thomas W. Ross and Bill Valdez join host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to talk about a new report that proposes some major changes to the Civil Service Reform Act.
For many people age 40 seems to be the not-so-magic number. If you buy that, be advised that the Civil Service Reform Act is turning 40 this Saturday.
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.
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.