civil service

If the White House wants to push federal workers out of public service, this is one way to do it.
“Government workers, through no fault of their own, can’t afford to put diapers on their newborns,” said GoFundMe CEO Rob Solomon.
White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett said some furloughed workers didn't have to use their vacation days over the holidays.
The partial government shutdown is the second-longest in history, with no end in sight.
It turns out it's tough to give teachers raises when you slash taxes for a decade.
Workers across the state continued the strike after a tentative deal floundered. Now their solidarity will be tested.
It's not really about the money. It's about keeping teachers in their home state.
It could cost unions millions of members -- but also force them to adapt and innovate.
Just 17 percent of Donald Trump voters want him to appoint people with government experience.
For decades, the upper echelons of the British civil service have been furnished by the Fast Stream program, traditionally drawing on graduates from Oxford and Cambridge. But in the past few years this most established of institutions has been disrupted from within.
Government employees are often taken for granted, that is until there is a crisis and the public expects that they will step in and immediately solve the problem at hand. And when things go wrong, of course, there is no shortage of criticism and outrage.
Jenny Yang, a child of immigrant parents and the first Asian American to head the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, has spent her career focused on ensuring fairness in the workplace. In this interview, Yang discusses her goals for the EEOC, which she took over as chair in September, and some of the lessons she has learned from her parents, children and mentors.
Legislative negotiations are rarely recognized for kind words exchanged between parties, and that's no coincidence. Bloomberg
Karen Tumulty and Jonathan Allen join HuffPost Live to explain what happens when civility in politics backfires.
Unconscious bias, in both men and women, is powerful and pervasive. Leaders need to send a consistent message to achieve greater equality at senior levels.
Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) has served in Congress for almost 24 years and is well-known for his efforts on behalf of federal
Congress has both an opportunity and an imperative to plan for the future federal workforce, but to do it properly, it must revamp the system that supports it.
Linda Bilmes is a professor at the John. F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, an author and an expert on
What does it mean to serve your country? That was the question at the heart of a HuffPost Live segment about civic responsibility