A recent study from the Senior Executives Association paints a dire picture. The federal workforce is too overworked, stressed and ill-equipped to handle the next major emergency response event.
As the federal partial shutdown drags on, much of the attention is on union employees and lower-paid people. But it’s not easy for federal senior executives, either.
In today’s Federal Newscast, an alliance of 30 federal employee organizations are urging the president to end the partial government shutdown.
Congress didn’t send a sweeping civil service modernization package to the president’s desk this year, but winners of this year’s Presidential Rank Awards have some ideas on where they can start on their own.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Customs and Border Protection issues Accenture a partial stop work order to pause its nearly 300 million dollar contract to hire more border patrol agents.
In an age of bipartisanship, a committee of policy think-tanks and good government groups, led by the Senior Executives Association, say they’ve found a consensual starting point for civil service modernization.
Good government groups are ready for a civil service overhaul, but they’re also excited to reignite the conversation about public service.
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee is also expected to take up legislation authorizing a government reorganization next week.
Federal management organizations are working with the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee to flesh out their ideas for civil service modernization.
The administration also proposes moving OPM’s current retirement services and health care and insurance offices to the General Services Administration, which would be renamed the “Government Services Agency.”