Merit Systems Protection Board

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Government sometimes looks like a backlog backwater

Agencies could enhance customer experience if they could permanently end their backlog of cases. But that requires investment in new staff, processes or tools.

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Federal labor coalition urges ‘prompt’ finalization of OPM’s anti-Schedule F proposal

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The 2024 budget request comes out this week, kicking off a new Congressional season

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Reports of federal race, sex and age discrimination are on the decline

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5 years later, MSPB releases results of federal sexual harassment study

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Kiran Ahuja, the nominee to be Office of Personnel Management Director, appears before a Senate Governmental Affairs Committee hybrid nominations hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, April 22, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Workforce changes may still lie ahead for federal employees in 2023

Agencies’ ‘future of work’ plans, priorities in the President’s Management Agenda and hiring reform efforts defined 2022 for federal employees.

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CBP’s $17 billion budget means a bigger focus on the border

In today’s Federal Newscast: A $17 billion dollar budget for CBP means a bigger border focus. The Merit Systems Protection Board releases a report on sexual…

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The sun shines on the dome of Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Aug. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Omnibus silently endorses 4.6% pay raise for federal employees in 2023

Congress released the text of a massive government spending package for fiscal 2023, which includes an increase of $42.5 billion in non-defense spending and an increase of $76 billion in defense spending over enacted 2022 levels. But just a few days remain to pass the legislation and avoid either a government shutdown or another continuing resolution.

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