The recent passing of former President George H.W. Bush prompted a lot of discussion about Bush and his experience in government before his presidency. “41,” as he came to be known, came from a background in the executive branch.
The election wasn’t really a referendum on federal employees but they had a lot at stake. Margot Conrad, director of Federal Workforce Programs at the Partnership for Public Service, offered her perspective.
Bob Tobias, a professor in the Key Executive Leadership Program at American University, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss the management-union relationship.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Congressional Budget Office assesses a bill which would give the Trump administration expedited authority to reorganize the federal government.
Whomever is correct, all sides seem to agree Office of Personnel Management Director Jeff Pon’s departure and replacement with Margaret Weichert was abrupt.
The administration’s proposal to revamp OPM would not be the death-knell of the Civil Service. In fact, Commentator Jeff Neal said let’s try the approach. If it doesn’t work, it’s up to Congress to fix it.
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
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.