Federal employees have a new flexibility to earn time off for religious reasons, while Congress considers a partial solution to resolve a shortcoming at the member-less Merit Systems Protection Board.
President Donald Trump at last nominated a third member to fill the Merit Systems Protection Board, after more than two years without a quorum.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department is looking to require all fixed price contracts be paid out through performance-based contractual payments.
Three House committee chairmen are launching an investigation into recent leadership changes at the Department of Homeland Security.
Virginia Democrat Gerry Connolly isn’t concerned with overreach as he pursues an agenda of oversight and accountability.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Government Ethics wants feedback on whether it should set restrictions on donations to legal expense funds for federal employees.
The Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) said it would have to cut workforce, already operating without voting board members, if the President’s proposed 10% budget cut went through next year.
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.