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Senate bill to fire VA SESers could further overwhelm MSPB

Legislation in the Senate would allow the Veterans Affairs secretary to dismiss members of the Senior Executive Service on the grounds of performance, and that could mean more appeal cases for the already-swamped Merit Systems Protection Board.

Tags: Senate , Veterans Affairs , MSPB , Susan Tsui Grundmann , Federal Drive , Shefali Kapadia

Thursday - 06/19/2014, 11:13am EDT
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Why busy women get things done

Linda Washington, former assistant secretary for Administration at the Department of Transportation, discusses the importance of being inclusive within federal agencies on this week's Women of Washington radio show.

Tags: Linda Washington , Transportation , Washington Consulting Team , inclusion , minorities , Women of Washington , workforce , Gigi Schumm , Aileen Black , mentoring , CFC , SEA , YGL

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 09:36am EDT

Pay raises, postal reform and federal management

On this week's Your Turn radio show, Greg Stanford from the Federal Managers Association discusses firing senior executives and sequestration, among other topics. Andy Medici from the Federal Times joins host Mike Causey to discuss pay raises, postal reform and the IRS budget.

Tags: Greg Stanford , FMA , management , pay raises , budget , sequestration , government shutdown , Andy Medici , Federal Times , postal reform , Mike Causey , Your Turn

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 02:53pm EDT

SES: Sacrificial lambs or sacred cows?

Before political correctness took hold, the definition of "mixed emotions" was a man watching his brand new Cadillac hurtle off a cliff with his mother-in-law at the steering wheel. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says SESers may be soon experiencing similar mixed emotions.

Tags: Mike Causey , workforce

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 05:00am EDT

SES reform: Is it about improving accountability or just plain politics?

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee approved the Senior Executive Service Accountability Act that, if approved by the full House, the Senate and the President, would significantly change conditions of employment for members of the Senior Executive Service. But, is it a good bill, asks former DHS CHCO Jeff Neal.

Tags: Jeff Neal , commentary , management , workforce

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 02:24am EDT

Jenny Mattingley, Shaw Bransford & Roth

Is it government accountability or just picking on federal executives? Leaders of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee would argue it's the former. The panel has approved a bill to make it easier to fire or discipline members of the Senior Executive Service. Jenny Mattingley is director of Government Affairs at the law firm Shaw, Bransford & Roth. She lobbies for the Senior Executives Association. She joined Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to discuss the major provisions in the bill.

Tags: Jenny Mattingley , Shaw Bransford & Roth , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Emily Kopp

Friday - 07/25/2014, 10:24am EDT
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House panel debates merits of Senior Exec Service, comes down hard on VA

In examining the viability of the Senior Executive Service, House members called out the Veterans Affairs' compensation program, with a pledge to introduce another piece of legislation to take back bonuses. The Senior Executives Association relayed concerns that talent is fleeing senior executive positions.

Tags: VA , Veterans Affairs , SEA , Blake Farenthold , Stephen Lynch , Congress , House , pay and benefits , bonuses

Friday - 07/11/2014, 02:08pm EDT

OPM launching federal hiring toolkit, new interactive dashboard to reach cross-agency goals

The progress update on Performance.gov shows agencies are taking steps to improve the hiring process, keep Senior Executive Service officials more involved in management and continue promoting employee engagement.

Tags: workforce , management , OPM , performance , Performance.gov , CHCO , employee engagement , hiring , Stephanie Wasko

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 02:04pm EDT

The Problem with the Senior Executive Service

It's clear that the Senior Executive Service never became what its creators envisioned, says former DHS CHCO Jeff Neal. But in many respects, some of those hopes for the executive corps were never realistic to begin with.

Tags: workforce , management , Jeff Neal

Monday - 05/26/2014, 09:34am EDT

What's happening in Congress?

Jennifer Mattingley, director of government affairs for Shaw, Bransford and Roth, and Andy Medici from the Federal Times will give us an update on legislation affecting federal workers.
May 14, 2014

Tags: pay and benefits , Jennifer Mattingley , Shaw Bransford and Roth , FERS , retirement , Congress , budget 2014 , Federal employee retirement , federal employee pay , Mike Causey , Your Turn , Andy Medici , Federal Times

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 05:19pm EDT
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