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.
It’s an unfortunate but when you have a workforce of 2 million people, a few of them will commit harassment, retaliate against whistleblowers or drag their partisan politics to the office.
ICF Senior Vice President Jeff Neal explains how President Theodore Roosevelt’s efforts to preserve the civil service could teach today’s leadership a thing or two.
A creeping incompetence in handling the government seems to be overtaking Congress. Case in point? What’s going on with the MSPB.
Merit Systems Protection Board has lost all members now, after the Senate on Thursday failed to take up legislation that would have extended the holdover term for the last remaining board member or hold a vote on the president’s two nominees.
Good government groups are making a last-ditch effort to resolve an increasingly likely scenario at the Merit Systems Protection Board. The board will have no members starting Friday, unless Congress passes a temporary term extension or finds a way to confirm new nominees.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the U.S. Postal Service is asking industry for an autonomous vehicle that can follow a route while a mail carrier is able to sort the mail for delivery.
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Wednesday cleared two of the President’s nominees to fill the Merit Systems Protection Board. But Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) said he won’t bring those nominations to the Senate floor for a vote until the White House names a third nominee.
In today’s Federal Newscast, two senators asked the Transportation Security Administration for its plan if staffing shortages and call outs continue.
The partial government shutdown has ceased nearly all operations at the Merit Systems Protection Board.