Office of Congressional Workplace Rights was tasked by Congress to develop a modernized process for alternative dispute resolution.
Amid the pre-Christmas frenzy of the partial government partial shutdown, President Donald Trump signed a new law aimed at enhancing workplace protections for congressional staff members.
The Office of Compliance’s executive director tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin what’s been going on since she joined earlier this year.
The Merit Systems Protection Board had a productive 2016, but the departing MSPB chairman, Susan Tsui Grundmann, warned of several budgetary, legislative and personnel challenges that could impact the agency’s future.
With the the chairman of the Merit Systems Protection Board resigning in less than a week, employees appealing their disciplinary actions will have to be patient as they wait for President-elect Donald Trump to appoint at least one member for a quorum.
Unless President-elect Donald Trump appoints two new members quickly, the Merit Systems Protection Board will likely have one voting member come March 1, when Chairman Susan Tsui Grundmann’s term expires. But the upcoming seat-changes have federal employment experts wondering whether this is the beginning of the end for MSPB.
Senior leaders at the Veterans Affairs Department say the bill that was supposed to help them hold agency senior executives more accountable isn’t working. Agency leaders are considering changes to the VA Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014 (Choice Act).
Susan Tsui Grundmann, chairwoman of the Merit Systems Protection Board, talks to Federal Drive with Tom Temin about how new legislation requiring greater accountability from Veterans Affairs managers affects the MSPB.
A new report from the Merit Systems Protection Board finds a gap between the training agencies say they’ll give their senior executives, and the opportunities SES members actually receive.
The Office of Special Counsel, Merit Systems Protection Board and Office of Government Ethics haven’t received authorization from Congress since 2007. But Congress says it wants to consider additional legislation and statutory changes before it issues new reauthorizations.