The president’s three nominees for the Merit System Protection Board (MSPB) had a long-awaited and easy Senate nomination hearing. But the task ahead of them will be much more difficult.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee once again is considering changes to the disciplinary appeals process for federal employees.
Oversight committees in both chambers of Congress this week will consider the president’s nominees to sit on the Merit Systems Protection Board, along with other changes to disciplinary actions and probationary periods for federal employees.
For those making claims — including for disability benefits — against government agencies, some federal judges say they should pay attention to a new White House directive allowing administrative law judges to be politically appointed.
The Senate has announced long-awaited hearings for three nominees to the Merit System Protection Board. The agency that handles appeals from the Civil Service Commission has lack a quorum to do business for more than 18 months.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Justice Department says a former Defense Intelligence Officer received at least $800,000 to act as an agent of China.
Jeff Neal, former chief human capital officer at DHS, takes a closer look at President Donald Trump’s recent executive orders affecting federal employee hiring and retention.
The president’s new executive order on the employee removal process makes some significant changes for federal workers.
The Trump administration is also considering a move of another Office of Personnel Management program, HR Solutions. Multiple sources say the administration wants to move HR Solutions to the General Services Administration.
In today’s Federal Newscast, three lawmakers want legislation to overturn a 2013 court decision which prevents some defense department employees from appealing to the Merit Systems Protection Board.