Civil Service

Most Feds Won't Actually Be Able to Hold Partisan Office and Keep Their Day Jobs, Despite Precedent

Despite a new precedent, OSC does not plan to enter into settlement agreements in which civil servants can concurrently serve in partisan elected positions going forward.

GovExec Daily: Empowering Employees Will Help Conservation Efforts

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility's Chandra Rosenthal joins the podcast to discuss how the White House can further environmental goals by supporting civil servants at BLM.

White House Takes Aim at Administrative Burdens

The Office of Management and Budget wants agencies to cut down on administrative burdens people have to endure to get government benefits. It's using the 1995 Paperwork Reduction Act to do it.

Inglis Says He Won't 'Dictate' Cyber Workforce Policy

National Cyber Director Chris Inglis said that part of his job in the cybersecurity workforce arena will be ensuring that the roles of different agencies are coordinated.

Federal Employees Can Now Concurrently Hold Partisan Elected Office

Holding political office had previously been considered a violation of the Hatch Act.

GovExec Daily: The Big Takeaways from Biden's FY23 Budget Proposal

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss the budget blueprint.

GovExec Daily: Pay, Policy and Biden's FY2023 Budget Blueprint

Tanya Ballard Brown and Courtney Bublé join the podcast to discuss the administration plan released this week.

Trust in the Federal Government is Low, But Views of Feds Are Mostly Positive

A recent survey brought many high marks for federal employees and individual agencies.

Teleworking DoD Civilians May Be Recalled to In-Person Work

Two years after the pandemic sent DOD into “maximum telework,” Thursday’s memo points the way toward a new new normal.

GovExec Daily: The Stories From the Pandemic, as Told by Feds

Federal employees talk to the podcast about how they have experienced the last two years in their lives and their work.

GovExec Daily: Feds Have Adapted to Two Years of the COVID-19 Pandemic

To mark the second anniversary of the OMB "maximum telework" memo, the podcast looks back at two years of the ways the coronavirus has affected our lives.

Trump Is Threatening the Return and Expansion of Schedule F

The former president, who is reportedly mulling whether to launch a bid to return to the White House, told supporters Saturday that the president should be able to fire any executive branch employee at will.

GovExec Daily: What MSPB's Restored Quorum Means for Feds

Federal employment attorney Dan Meyer joins the podcast to discuss the board's functions after two confirmations.

GovExec Daily: Federal Employees and the Ukraine Crisis

Courtney Bublé and Eric Katz join the podcast to discuss the ways feds are responding to the situation in Europe.

Chief Human Capital Officers Need to Be Empowered to Really Transform Federal HR, Experts Say

More collaboration between chief human capital officers and agency executives and the Office of Personnel Management is needed to improve the hiring and retention of the federal workforce.

When Should Feds Use a Burner Phone Abroad?

The Federal Chief Information Officers Council released new guidance on toting government-issued mobile phones and devices on foreign trips – and when to leave official gear at home.

GovExec Daily: U.S. Embassy Staff in Kyiv Leave During the Ukraine Crisis

Courtney Bublé joins the podcast to discuss the State Department evacuation this week.