In the hands of effective civil service managers, disruption when political appointees aren’t in place can be a good thing, the survey found.
There’s been a long slide in participation. That shows no sign of turning around.
Union representatives complained at a House hearing that there are too few people protecting the border, causing employees to work too long in often hazardous conditions.
ICE union president said agency managers laughed at the labor organization, saying “Trump used you and threw you away like trash when he was done with you.”
If 2017, with President Trump’s hiring freeze and political machinations, posed difficulties for federal employees, 2018 could be worse. They did get a 1.9 percent pay raise this year, but now administration officials are considering a wage freeze and are attacking government data indicating that federal pay lags far behind that of the private sector. […]
Perpetrators often are multiple offenders and survivors live with the emotional strain long after the deed.
The Trump administration’s consideration of a wage freeze for federal employees is one piece of a renewed multifront Republican push to shrink those workers’ pay, benefits and workforce. That effort has been around for years, but it now has an intellectual champion in the White House, and I don’t mean President Trump. Confidential administration information […]