It’s not a lack of ideas that’s holding up federal hiring reform
A diverse group of associations has urged Congress to put federal hiring reforms into the 2021 National Defense Authorization bill.
A trio of congressionally-chartered commissions have a long list of ideas for the federal workforce, including changes to hiring, veterans preference and internship programs, which they want to include in the next defense authorization bill.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Veterans Affairs has a new plan to eventually resume normal operations for its hospitals, cemeteries and benefits offices.
A summary of agencies’ chief human capital challenges from the Office of Personnel Management points to the General Schedule as the “single greatest obstacle” to competing with the private sector for critical talent. It’s second report in as many weeks from the federal community that describes major challenges with decades-old civil service systems.
After nearly three years of work, the National Commission on Military, National and Public Service last week released a long list of recommendations for all three areas of service.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department gets so many requests for medical equipment, it set up a special task force just to deal with them.
The congressionally-mandated National Commission on Military, National and Public Service offered up 124 recommendations Wednesday, which address everything from veterans preference rules to adding women to the Selective Service System.
National Commission on Military National and Public Service is looking to implement feedback on how to boost participation in many forms of public service.
Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) becomes the sixth Republican from the state not seeking reelection in the next cycle.