OPM issues new guidance for agencies to comply with the president’s executive order rescinding the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations and related forums.
President Donald Trump disbanded the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations, eliminating a formal advisory panel designed to create better relationships between agency management and labor.
HUD is one of five agencies piloting a performance management system, called GEAR. The new approach aims to eliminate a disconnect between organizational goals and employee performance.
The Office of Personnel Management is scrambling to buy more server capacity after record traffic overwhelmed the new version of the USAJobs.gov website. OPM Director John Berry said the site now is serving 94 percent of users. But he acknowledged that’s ”cold comfort for those whose applications aren’t getting through.” Agency IT staff is working around the clock to fix the problem, he added.