The Trump administration’s 2020 budget proposal includes recommendations that would shorten the time federal employees have to appeal a disciplinary or performance-based firing, suspension or other punishment.
After more than one year after the Veterans Affairs Department stood up its new Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection. senior executives still make up a small fraction of disciplinary actions.
The Office of Personnel Management issued new guidance for agencies to implement the president’s three executive orders on employee accountability, official time and collective bargaining.
The National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) is leading a coalition of 13 unions in another lawsuit against the president’s recent workforce executive orders.
Twenty-one House Republicans said they’re concerned the president’s recent federal workforce executive orders undermine existing labor law and may jeopardize longstanding and productive relationships with agency management.
The success of the new President’s Management Agenda hinges on the Trump administration’s ability to modernize the federal workforce, the Office of Management and Budget says.
The president’s new executive order on the employee removal process makes some significant changes for federal workers.
Performance management is a serious focus for all agencies during the next two years.
As the Trump administration plans major changes to the current hiring and firing systems, federal experts say government can’t solve without addressing the other.
Two members of Congress have introduced separate bills that would extend expedited disciplinary and removal procedures to employees and senior executives at the Education and Labor Departments.