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OPM finalizes new policies intended to more quickly discipline poor performers

New rules from the Office of Personnel Management, which become final next month, formally implement portions of the president’s 2018 executive order on…

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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, file photo, the U.S. Capitol is seen as the sun sets in Washington. Negotiations on a package of spending bills to fund the federal government have produced a key breakthrough, though considerably more work is needed to wrap up the long-delayed measures. Top lawmakers of the House and Senate Appropriations committees on Saturday, Nov. 23, confirmed agreement on allocations for each of the 12 spending bills. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

Federal employees score new shutdown protections, relocation tax relief with NDAA

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OPM moving ahead with new instructions designed to more quickly fire, discipline employees

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Donald Trump

2020 budget takes aim at federal employee discipline, collective bargaining

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Trey Gowdy, Elijah Cummings

New bills hit federal employees with shorter disciplinary appeals process, fees for submitting to MSPB

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Congress to tackle MSPB quorum, reconsider longer probationary periods this week

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Agencies barely use probationary period to weed out bad supervisors, MSPB says

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House paves way for 2-year probationary periods for federal employees

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Blake Farenthold

With fast-moving evidence-based policy bill, agencies may add new C-suite member

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Longer probationary periods will get another look in Congress this week

Longer probationary periods for employees in the competitive service and Senior Executive Service are among the many topics the House Oversight and Government…

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Jason Chaffetz

House considers expanding VA-like SES firing authorities governmentwide

Some federal employee groups and committee Democrats are taking issue with a series of bills under consideration at the House Oversight and Government…

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GAO’s report on federal employee performance

Jenny Mattingley hosts a roundtable discussion of the recently released Government Accountability Report on federal employee performance.
March 20, 2015

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