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GOP lawmakers seek updated 'official time' report

Two Republican members of the House want to know how many hours federal employees are spending on union-related business while on the job. Reps. Dennis Ross (R-Fla.) and Phil Gingrey (R-Ga.) wrote to Office of Personnel Management Director Katherine Archuleta urging the agency to release updated data on employees' use of "official time." The most recent year for which data is available is from 2011.

Tags: OPM , workforce , Katherine Archuleta , Phil Gingrey , official time , Jack Moore

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 02:37pm EDT

Postal Service reform finds new life on Capitol Hill

Real reform for the U.S. Postal Service may be gaining some steam in Congress. Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas), the new chairman of the House subcommittee that oversees the Postal Service, tells Federal News Radio, House leadership sees room for compromise with Democrats when it comes to figuring out ways to get USPS back in the black. Farenthold supports the Postal Service's plan to eliminate Saturday mail delivery.

Tags: Congress , House , USPS , postal reform , Blake Farenthold , Gerry Connolly , Claire McCaskill , Patrick Donahoe , Stephen Lynch , Sean McCalley , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 03/19/2013, 05:15am EDT
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Work time spent on union activities at a 7-year high for feds

OPM issued its fiscal 2011 Official Time report. The data shows employees, on average, spent 2.82 hours on union-related work during official hours. The cost of official time also increased by almost 12 percent.

Tags: workforce , OPM , official time , unions , Phil Gingrey , House Oversight and Government Reform Commitee , Congress , Jason Miller

Monday - 02/18/2013, 05:11am EST
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Changes will 'burnish prestige' of Fellows program, OPM director says

OPM Director John Berry detailed changes coming to the Presidential Management Fellows Program in a recent letter to Congress, obtained by Federal News Radio. The program came under criticism earlier this year for mistakenly sending out 300 letters of acceptance to applicants who had not been chosen for the program.

Tags: John Berry , OPM , Presidential Managment Fellows Program , Darrell Issa , House Oversight and Government Reform Commitee , Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Ser , workforce , hiring , Federal Drive , Michael OConnell

Tuesday - 05/01/2012, 06:51am EDT

After defending federal cuts, lawmaker responds to angry email comments

Rep. Dennis Ross (R-Fla.) is defending himself after responding to a op-ed piece in the Washington Post that claimed some members of Congress are attacking feds unfairly. Tom Shoop, the editor-in-chief of Government Executive, which orignally posted Ross' remarks, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the developments.

Tags: Congress , House , workforce , Tom Shoop , GovExec , Jason Ullner ,

Tuesday - 03/06/2012, 07:06pm EST
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House probes OPM management, IT in wake of fellowship debacle

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), who chairs the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said a recent mishap involving the Presidential Management Fellowship not only threatens the program's prestige but could point to larger technology issues within OPM.

Tags: Congress , House , technology , IT , Darrell Issa , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , USAJobs , retirement backlog , John Berry , Presidential Management Fellowship

Monday - 03/05/2012, 05:07pm EST

Analysis: Federal employees tired of being punching bags

Tom Shoop, the editor-in-chief of Government Executive magazine, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss a commentary published by a federal employee. Jason Ullner, a career Foreign Service Officer, wrote an op-ed in which he said he was sick of political leaders denigrating federal service.

Tags: workforce , Tom Shoop , Jason Ullner , Foreign Service , GovExec , In Depth , Francis Rose

Tuesday - 02/28/2012, 07:04pm EST
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Congress to feds: We feel your pain

Over 20 bills affecting federal employees' pay, benefits, and pensions have been introduced by members of Congress in the past year. Federal employees tell Federal News Radio those are the kinds of things directly affecting their morale and motivation. What does Congress think about that? Federal News Radio asks both Republicans and Democrats as part of our series, "Managing Morale."

Tags: Managing Morale , morale , Chris Van Hollen , Jim Moran , Congress , Mick Mulvaney , Michael Kane , Jason Chaffetz , Tom Fox , House , budget , pay and benefits

Thursday - 02/16/2012, 02:10am EST

Lawmakers continue battle over federal retirement benefits

In the latest attempt to cut federal retirement benefits, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has reported out legislation that would make feds contribute more of their salaries to their pensions and end the FERS annuity supplement for people who retire before age 62.

Tags: Emily Kopp , John Sepulveda , Veterans Affairs , Darrell Issa , Gerry Connolly , pay and benefits , NTEU , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , workforce , CSRS , FERS , House

Wednesday - 02/08/2012, 05:41am EST
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