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OPM finalizes new policies intended to more quickly discipline poor performers

New rules from the Office of Personnel Management, which become final next month, formally implement portions of the president’s 2018 executive order on…

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2020 budget takes aim at federal employee discipline, collective bargaining

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OPM tells agencies with expired union contracts to start moving on EO implementation

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Legal challenges mount against Trump’s workforce executive orders, as 13 unions file joint lawsuit

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21 House Republicans ask Trump to rescind workforce executive orders

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Trump administration outlines roadmap to modernizing federal workforce

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Why agencies’ firing problems are also their hiring problems

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House bills would extend same VA removal authorities to Labor, Education secretaries

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The Capitol is seen on the first day of a government shutdown after a divided Senate rejected a funding measure, in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

5 federal accountability bills that failed in Congress

President Donald Trump wants the VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act, which he signed into law last summer, to serve as a model for other…

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Bill to limit appeals, make new hires ‘at-will’ federal employees reappears in the House

Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Ind.) reintroduced the Promote Accountability and Government Efficiency (PAGE) Act after a similar bill died in the previous Congress….

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What VA’s now public adverse action reports don’t say about employee accountability

According to the Veterans Affairs Department’s new reports detailing all major disciplinary actions for its workers, VA is on track to fire fewer people in 2017 than it has during the past six fiscal years. Federal employment experts say the new adverse action reports lack some significant details about VA’s efforts to improve accountability and transparency.

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