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During a recent Washington Council of Governments meeting, the OPM director talked about what he's heard from federal employees.
A new Federal News Radio survey finds that almost half of all respondents do not think federal human resource processes will improve. Employees also say they think most of the HR processes need to be overhauled, but think the GS System works.
Included in the OPM budget request is $7 million to start a data warehouse to analyze the claims experience of participants in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP). John Palguta, VP for policy at the Partnership for Public Service explains how this will work.
So what's the impact of the new health care reform act on the federal health insurance program. The answer, according to Senior Correspondent Mike Causey, is that you will feel the difference.
Two bills in Congress would "require that all federal workers be considered eligible for telework unless the agency shows they are ineligible."
Health care reform may look good on paper, but now it's up to agencies to make it a reality. Andrew Croshaw is Managing Director for the Health Care Practice at Leavitt Partners breaks down the workload for us.
In a world where blizzards producing 5-6 feet of snow can shut down a major metropolitan area like Washington, D.C., officials are re-thinking what it means to close the federal government for days at a time. But the new head of one agency that managed to keep going despite the blizzards says what you do as a federal worker is sometimes more important than where you do it.
It's that time of year: federal agency heads are double checking their numbers, polishing their talking points, and explaining their Fiscal Year 2011 budget proposals on Capitol Hill. On Wednesday, the head of the Office of Personnel Management had his turn in the budget hot seat.
In the federal government, they wield spreadsheets, strive for "clean audit opinions", and are the first line of defense in accounting for the spending of taxpayer dollars. "They" are the top federal CFOs and financial managers, and yesterday, they met here in Washington to discuss their profession.
After four years, the Federal Managers Association has a new president. Meanwhile, the outgoing president, Darryl Perkinson, reflects on the accomplishments of his four year term, and talks about his hopes for both federal managers, and all federal workers in the future.