Efforts to increase the number of patent examiners are being offset by attrition, and staff levels are inadequate to address an application backlog, report says.
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Hands-on management is critical not only to rating employees effectively, but to motivating them.
New office would develop guidelines and run mentoring programs.
International investments continue to be the best overall performers.
Panel uses refined data to determine that typical federal employees make 23 percent less than their private sector counterparts.
Chamber votes to repeal the Pentagon’s authority to implement controversial labor relations reforms.
Training is inconsistent, data to track aid workers is inadequate, and some employees are overstretched, GAO says.
Budget and staffing issues have put the security of federal correctional officers at risk, labor officials say.
That is the question when it comes to assessing how much Medicare coverage to carry into your federal retirement.
Groups can play a key role in crisis, but support and expectations need to be clear, panelists say at hearing.