Just 737 out of more than 1.2 million General Schedule employees were denied their step increases and accompanying raises for poor performance in 2009, as Federal Times’ exclusive investigation found. Senior writer Stephen Losey talked on Monday with Capital Insider’s Morris Jones about what this shows about the government’s performance management problems:
Here is my interview with Capital Insider’s Morris Jones on deficit reduction proposals targeting federal employees. This aired Friday evening on TBD Channel 8 in the Washington area, and I will be back next month to talk more about the important issues facing feds.
If you’re in the Washington area, tune into Capital Insider this evening at 8 p.m. to see me interviewed about my story “The anti-feds,” and the Republican push to balance the budget in part by targeting federal jobs and salaries.
Capital Insider is on TBD channel 8.
The House Appropriations Committee late last night posted the bill that would fund government operations for the rest of 2011, which includes language freezing raises for federal employees in 2011 and 2012. No real surprises as far as I can see, but if you want to look it over, it’s on pages 10 through 12.
In case you missed it last night, here’s my interview with Capital Insider. I discussed the Office of Personnel Management’s problems getting federal retirees their complete annuities, and how they’re trying to make things right.
And while we’re at it, Cindy Auten from the Telework Exchange was also a guest on the show. Hear her talk about the new telework bill and what it’s going to mean for feds.
Capital Insider airs each at weeknight at 8 p.m. in the Washington area on cable channel 8, TBD TV. I appear on the show once a month to discuss the latest in federal news.
In case you missed my appearance last night on Capital Insider to discuss the government’s difficulties recruiting qualified Senior Executive Service candidates, here you go: