Gay rights groups are praising President Obama for his plans to issue an executive order Monday that would ban federal employment discrimination based on gender identify.
Managers have allegedly threatened employees or retaliated against those who complain about misconduct.
A House hearing examines the General Schedule personnel system. Many agree it needs it.
A House panel examines “viability” of General Schedule system for classifying federal workers.
GOP House members consider federal senior executives to be overpaid and overprotected.
SES members might not have known there was a question about the ability of their workforce to continue, but that’s an inference that can be drawn by the title of the hearing: “The Viability of the Senior Executive Service.“
Smallpox find at NIH and hacking at OPM show federal employment can be risky to health, personal data.
Statements to House panel hit VA’s treatment of whistleblowers, show bad care for hospital patients
House panel takes testimony that hits VA for service and whistleblower retaliation.
The House Veterans Affairs Committee is scheduled to look at the role of whistleblowers who helped expose the VA scandal.
A court ruling in favor of a family whose son was killed in a cross-border shooting spotlights the issue.
VA nominee will find an agency with a ‘corrosive culture’ that will be hard to fix.
New VA boss must change toxic VA culture, including retaliation against whistleblowers.
Congressman wants a House committee to call the CEO of the security background check company to sit for a transcribed interview.
Obama defends federal employees at a town hall meeting, saying they deserve our praise.
President praises federal employees at town hall meeting in Minneapolis.
Report says pay issues pushing senior executives out of government.
Legislation would allow federal agencies to share information about job candidates.
The Federal Diary gets lots of reader reaction. Some of it is fit to print.
Two thousand medical residency positions at Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals would be created under legislation introduced by three Democratic members of Congress.
Joe Davidson writes the Federal Diary, a column about the federal workplace that celebrated its 80th birthday in November 2012. Davidson previously was an assistant city editor at The Washington Post and a Washington and foreign correspondent with The Wall Street Journal, where he covered federal agencies and political campaigns.