Is the Intel Community’s Whistleblower Outreach Being Shut Down?

Ombudsman Meyer appears sidelined, though his past IG bosses praise him.

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Federal Agencies Deal With Sexual Misconduct Inconsistently

House GOP report says agencies are failing to provide a "protected working environment."

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Postal Service Asks Employees to Volunteer to Relocate to Puerto Rico

The agency will not provide any travel or lodging reimbursements.

Read more October 19, 2017 Leave a comment

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Don’t Wait to Be Asked: Lead

A roadmap for increasing your influence at work.

CSB officials tour a site in 2016.

Small Agency’s Employees Say They Felt Pressured to Report Improved Job Satisfaction

But leader of Chemical Safety Board says big uptick in Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey scores was the result of management improvement initiatives.

Reps. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., and Elijah Cummings, D-Md., launched the probe into travel spending late last month.

House Oversight Leaders Press Tardy Agencies to Reveal Their Travel Costs

Committee chairman threatens Agriculture and Justice with subpoenas.

Michelle Obama announces a makeover for food nutrition labels with calories listed in bigger, bolder type and a new line for added sugars in Washington in 2016.

Do People Like Government ‘Nudges’? Study Says: Yes

Government initiatives to prod people to make better decisions got a lot of attention after Richard Thaler won a Nobel in economics for his working on nudging.

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Take 5: How Power Dynamics Shape Our Behavior

Power—or the lack of it—impacts everything from snack choices to economic growth.

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To Give Better Feedback, You Must Fully Understand the Agony of Receiving It

We talk a lot about how we need feedback and not enough about how we process it.

A  home damaged by Hurricane Maria in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico, is shown on Oct. 12.

Congress, FBI Already Investigating Potential Abuse of Federal Funds in Puerto Rico's Disaster Response

The federal government has ramped up disaster oversight post-Katrina, but current allegations involve local mayors.

Lego Is Finally Celebrating the Women of NASA With Their Very Own Set

Astronauts and other key contributors to the space agency's most successful projects are now immortalized in brick form.

The memo on Cuba policy will be posted next Monday or Tuesday, a State Department official told Government Executive.

State Department and White House Out of Sync on Federal Register

Trump’s memo on new Cuba policy has yet to be officially published, blogger notes.