Management

The Pandemic Has Created an Opening to Improve Federal Labor-Management Relations

The broad success of telework offers an opportunity for unions and executives to come together to support a new work environment that benefits employees and management.

GovExec Daily: The Pentagon's Domestic Extremism Review

Defense One's Ben Watson joins the podcast to discuss how the Pentagon is looking to eradicate the services of extremism.

USPS Should Outsource More Post Offices and Request Subsidies, IG Says

Postal management said only it was "eager to consider" proposals to get the agency out of the red.

Agencies Could Play a Critical Role in Modernizing Transportation, Cutting Carbon Emissions

President Biden’s mandate for “lean and zero-emissions vehicles” in government fleets creates an important opportunity.

The Importance of Leadership Communication in a Telework Environment

Senior leaders have a responsibility to foster trust and cohesion among staff. That requires a deliberate approach.

Unions Drop Challenge to FLRA Rule Making it Easier for Feds to Stop Paying Dues

NTEU said it is exploring “other avenues” to reverse a controversial Trump-era decision to allow federal workers to cancel their union dues any time after one year, rather than at annual intervals.

To Achieve Racial Equity, the Biden Administration Should Put Data First

We need high-quality, publicly accessible data to identify and analyze racial inequities, develop solutions, and track progress.

CDC and FDA Recommend Pausing Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine After Rare Blood Clot Events

Six women developed blood clots after getting the shot out of the 6.8 million people who had gotten a vaccine so far.

OPM Looks to Update Federal Job Competencies

Officials hope an updated list of skills required for jobs throughout the federal government will better inform federal personnel policy.

A Better Solution Than Laminating Your Vaccine Card

Political grandstanding about vaccine passports serves no one.

How Much Would Your Agency’s Budget Increase Under Biden’s Fiscal 2022 Request?

All but one major agency would see an increase under the president’s proposal. 

The Biggest Agency and Program Winners in Biden’s FY 2022 Budget

The president's first budget provides significant funding boosts at nearly every agency across government.

Biden Proposes Major Spending Boost for Civilian Agencies in Fiscal 2022

The administration is requesting a 16% increase in non-defense discretionary funding to harness the government's power to solve multiple crises.