Who Wrote that Rule? Notification is 2nd Element of Discipline

By Michael Rhoads, August 16, 2022 Here at FELTG, we teach that there are five Elements of Discipline when a supervisor needs to prove an employee committed a misconduct. The second element deals with what you as a supervisor/ER/LR/HR Specialist can do to pro-actively...

Supervisors Should Learn to Recognize Signs of Suicidal Ideation

By Michael Rhoads, July 18, 2022 For far too long, mental health services have carried a stigma. It’s important to know where to turn when you’re experiencing a mental health crisis or suicidal ideation. The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline came online last week,...

Ensuring Workplace Safety Through a Model EEO Program

By Michael Rhoads, June 21, 2022 I recently attended a meeting of the Federal EEO and Civil Rights Council where Dexter Brooks, Director of Federal Sector Programs of the Office of Federal Operations at the EEOC, explained how to make your workplace safer. The tools...

There’s a Lot to Learn From This Year’s FEVS Results

By Michael Rhoads, May 16, 2022 The results are in! Every year, OPM takes the pulse of what Federal employees are thinking and catches the latest trends. It’s a great chance for agencies to take pride in what they are doing well, recalibrate what needs to be...

OPM Offers Roadmap for Your DEIA Plan

By Michael Rhoads, April 11, 2022 OPM has released its Strategic Plan for FYs 2022-2026. To put this report together, OPM did its homework. The OPM Strategic Plan for 2022-2026 represents 132 reports and studies reviewed, interviewing 30 internal stakeholders and 58...

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