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  • Report: Low pay, morale affecting TSA workforce

    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.

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    Millennials, seasonal workers increasing fed employment tolls

    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.

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    Proposed bill to overhaul HR services detailed

    The White House is proposing legislation for a dramatic overhaul of human resources inside government and wants $50 million to execute the plan.

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    Is reorganizing OPM the answer?

    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.

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    Weichert says IT woes drive planned OPM merger

    The Trump administration plans this week to propose legislation to merge the Office of Personnel Management into the General Services Administration.

  • View the May 13, 2019 FEND issue as a PDF

  • Union opposes OPM nominee

    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.

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    Will new cyber workforce order solve the retention problem?

    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.

  • Federal government appears to be moving more strongly against workplace violence

    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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