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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Millennials: Finding Opportunity in Federal Service

Categories: Govt Personnel,Labor/Employment,Youth

http://www.fedview.opm.gov/2014FILES/FEVS_MillennialsReport.pdf

Summarizes results from the 2014 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey about how government employees feel about their jobs and how these findings can help managers recruit members of the millennial generation to federal service.  From the Office of Personnel Management

 

Encyclopedia of Ethical Failure

Categories: Defense/Military,Govt Personnel,Govt Procurement,Govt/Business Scandals,Religion/Ethics

http://www.dod.mil/dodgc/defense_ethics/dod_oge/eef_complete.doc

A selection of cases revealing ethical failures in matters of government service to be used as a training tool for government employees.  Includes such matters as abuse of position, bribery, conflicts of interest, gift-time-or travel violations and more.  From the Department of Defense

 

Federal Paid Administrative Leave: Additional Guidance Needed to Improve OPM Data

Categories: Govt Finance,Govt Personnel,Headlines

http://www.gao.gov/assets/670/666566.pdf

Describes paid administrative leave policies at selected federal agencies, the number of federal employees granted such leave, the reasons for such leave, and the record keeping.  Picked up by newspapers as major unreported use of taxpayer funds.  From the Government Accountability Office

 

Sexual Orientation and the Federal Workplace: Policy and Perception

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Govt Personnel,Labor/Employment,Laws/Regulations

http://www.mspb.gov/netsearch/viewdocs.aspx?docnumber=1026379&version=1030388&application=ACROBAT

Examines federal employee perceptions of workplace treatment based on sexual orientation, reviews how federal workplace protections from sexual orientation discrimination evolved, and seeks to determine if further action is warranted.  From the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board

 

Preserving Access to the Legal System: A Practical Guide to Providing Employees with Adequate Information about Their Rights under Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Laws and Regulations

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Govt Personnel,Labor/Employment,Laws/Regulations

http://www.eeoc.gov/federal/upload/Practical-Guide-to-Providing-EEO-Program-Info-to-Employees-SEP-2014.pdf

A compilation of practices and ideas for how federal agencies should inform their employees about equal employment opportunities and rights in an electronic age.  From the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

 

Annual Report on the Federal Work Force Part II: Work Force Statistics, Fiscal Year 2011

http://www.eeoc.gov/federal/reports/fsp2011_2/upload/fsp2011_2.pdf

Provides statistical information about the diversity of the federal work force including race and ethnicity data and pay level.  From the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

 

Annual Report on the Federal Work Force Part 1: EEO Complaints Processing Fiscal Year 2012

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Govt Personnel,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.eeoc.gov/federal/reports/fsp2012/upload/FY-2012-Annual-Report-Part-I-Complete.pdf

Presents a summary of equal employment opportunity program activities of 71 federal agencies and statistics on the number and outcome of complaints about employment discrimination directed against agencies.  From the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

 

United Nations: Key Compensation Elements Should be Reviewed to Address Costs and Sustainability

Categories: Govt Finance,Govt Personnel,United Nations

http://www.gao.gov/assets/670/664437.pdf

Examines similarities between UN and U.S. government salaries and benefits and examines UN efforts to address concerns about the sustainability of total compensation costs.  From the Government Accountability Office

 

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