Civil Service

GovExec Daily: Where Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Stands

Savi's Tobin van Ostern joins the podcast to discuss the PSLF and its future.

GovExec Daily: Leadership, Workforce Development and OPM

Eric Katz speaks to OPM's Bahar Niakan about the Center for Leadership Development.

Trump, Who Tried to Weaken Feds' Civil Service Protections, Announces 2024 Run

Prior to Tuesday’s announcement, the former president endorsed plans to reimplement Schedule F if he returned to the White House.

GovExec Daily: Keeping Public Sector Workers Engaged Across Generations

The Partnership For Public Service's Paul Pietsch joins the podcast to discuss a new report on managing Generation Z and Generation X.

OPM Finalizes Rules Rescinding Provisions of Trump’s Firing Executive Order

The new regulations follow through on a 2021 executive order signed by President Biden rescinding several of the Trump administration’s personnel policies.

Here's What OPM Is Doing to Change Its Approach to Federal Personnel Issues

Kiran Ahuja said the Office of Personnel Management is working to implement the National Academy of Public Administration’s recommendations to transform the agency.

Sen. Kaine is ‘Optimistic’ an Anti-Schedule F Bill Will Get a Floor Vote This Year

The Democratic senator described Republican arguments that the Trump administration’s abortive effort to make thousands of federal workers effectively at-will employees was aimed at dealing with poor performers as “not honest.”

GovExec Daily: Bureau of Prisons Director Wants to Address Workforce Issues in a 'Meaningful Way'

Courtney Bublé interviews Colette Peters about her role and perceptions about the federal prisons agency.

Federal Employee Advocates and Scholars All Are Urging Congress to Enact Anti-Schedule F Legislation

With the window to pass a bill preventing presidents from unilaterally creating new job classifications closing at the end of the year, good government and federal employee advocates warn of potential grave consequences for inaction.

Senate Democrats Are Pushing to Prevent Another Schedule F, As Part of the Defense Policy Bill

Two senators hope to attach the text of the Preventing a Patronage System Act to the fiscal 2023 National Defense Authorization Act, following the House’s lead.

Only Two Agencies Had Submitted Their Schedule F Plans for Approval Before Its Rescission, But Several Others Had Begun Work

Officials with the Office of Personnel Management told the Government Accountability Office that it did not issue regulations on the controversial executive order because they wanted to “observe” how agencies would implement it first.

These Are the Winners for the Annual ‘Oscars of Government Service’ 

These awards are especially important “during these turbulent times when federal employees have been threatened and demonized,” nonprofit leader says.

Once Again, Lawmakers Ask if It's Time to Codify the Federal CIO Role

Federal CIO Clare Martorana told a House panel about the importance of involving technologists in decision-making early and often.

GovExec Daily: Protecting the Professional Civil Service

The Professional Managers Association's Chad Hooper joins the podcast to discuss the Preventing a Patronage System Act.

The House Has Approved a Bill to Prevent Future Schedules F

Despite the support of more than 30 good government groups, Republicans remained largely opposed to the measure.

Agencies Probe AI's Impact on the American Workplace

The top official at the Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs said that government contractors have an "especially important role to play" in ensuring that automated technology in the workplace doesn't discriminate against qualified job-seekers.

GovExec Daily: Getting Things Done in a Bureaucracy

Former agency officials Marina Nitze and Nick Sinai join the podcast to discuss their new book.