In the federal government, in recent years agencies have been working toward more comprehensive policies for reducing violence, sexual assault and stalking.
A House committee on Tuesday urged the Transportation Security Administration to make the agency a “better place to work,” as a recent report has concluded that low pay and morale on the frontline is affecting U.S. security.
The federal workforce has continued to grow within the last five years, and the Office of Personnel Management credits the gain to seasonal job opportunities and an influx of high school graduates entering the workforce.
The White House is proposing legislation for a dramatic overhaul of human resources inside government and wants $50 million to execute the plan.
If Congress doesn't go along with a plan to reorganize the Office of Personnel Management, the agency still plans to push ahead administratively through outsourcing and other strategies.
The Trump administration plans this week to propose legislation to merge the Office of Personnel Management into the General Services Administration.
The American Federation of Government Employees, AFL-CIO—the nation’s largest federal employee union—has officially opposed the nominee for the Office and Personnel Management.
The new cyber workforce executive order looks to make it easier for employees to take on cybersecurity roles within government, but agency IT officials point out the measure has its limitations.
Workplace bullying and workplace violence have come under an increasingly harsh spotlight in recent years, as more people have become aware of these longstanding problems in the American workplace. In the federal government, in recent years agencies—in fits and starts—have been working toward more comprehensive policies for reducing violence, sexual assault and stalking.
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