The Interior Department hasn’t had a permanent inspector general at the helm for more than a decade.
In today’s Federal Newscast, all signs point to federal employees’ paychecks looking a little larger by early next week.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Project on Government Oversight called the move to replace Acting Interior Inspector General Mary Kendall with a political appointee “puzzling.”
The Interior Department didn’t document a plan, cost estimate or reasoning to offer reassignments to 35 members of the Senior Executive Service, the agency’s inspector general said.
The National Park Service introduced a number of steps to combat personnel issues, such as establishing an ombuds office, conducting a comprehensive survey, and launching new personnel training.
The Interior Department’s Office of Inspector General says the National Park Service is not properly handling employee mismanagement related to dozens of sexual harassment complaints, ethics violations and procurement misconduct.