In today’s Federal Newscast, the National Treasury Employees Union asked the Office of Personnel Management when federal employees can expect to see the 1.9 percent pay raise recently signed into law.
When Congress isn’t negotiating on spending caps or budget deals for this fiscal year and the next, members are considering other pieces of legislation that could have an impact on your work.
Federal News Radio reporters Nicole Ogrysko and Meredith Somers cover the civilian agencies of the U.S. government. Together they bring a fresh and thoughtful approach to the stories from the federal workforce that are often overlooked.
President Donald Trump disbanded the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations, eliminating a formal advisory panel designed to create better relationships between agency management and labor.
Without action from the president, the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations will expire at the end of the month.
Senior managers soon may have more to fret about when it’s time to discuss their performance with the boss: Are they engaging employees and creating inclusive work environments?
Can a national council in Washington improve labor relations on agencies’ front lines?
The Office of Personnel Management will release results of the 2014 Employee Viewpoint Survey in the next month or so. The National Council on Federal Labor Management Relations is offering agencies a head start in making better use of the data. Kelley Carameli is the co-chairwoman of the council’s Measures and Incentives working group. She’s also a health science specialist at the Veterans Health Administration. She spoke with Federal News Radio’s Executive Editor Jason Miller about the new approach to measuring employee engagement. Read Jason’s related article.
Ahead of results of the annual Federal Employee Viewpoint survey, a National Council on Federal Labor Management Relations working group proposed its initial ways to improve employee engagement through the use of different types of metrics. The Office of Personnel Management is expected to release the annual EVS results in August.
President Barack Obama has appointed four new members to the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations. Leaders from the Teamsters, American Federation of Government Employees, Federal Education Association and National Association of Government Employees will advise the President on federal labor relations.