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P.L. 111-292, the Telework Enhancement Act of 2010: Summary of Provisions and Possible Issues for Oversight

Description: As executive agencies implement the law on telework, Congress may wish to examine several issues, including the policies and guidance that the Office of Management and Budget and OPM, respectively, will be prescribing on the security of information and systems during telework, and the operation of executive agency telework programs. This report summarizes the provisions of P.L. 111-292 and identifies several possible issues for congressional oversight of telework. It will be updated as the law is implemented.
Date: May 11, 2011
Creator: Schwemle, Barbara L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Federal Restrictions on State or Local Government Officer or Employee Political Activities

Description: This report examines federal restrictions on state or local government officer or employee political activities which are regulated by the Hatch Act. In 1940, the law was amended to cover certain state (including territories or possessions) or local government officers or employees. All but three of the prohibitions on political activity by these individuals were removed in 1974. Enforcement provisions were added in 1978. Legislation is pending in the House of Representatives in the 105th Congress to repeal the provision prohibiting state or local government officers or employees from seeking elective office.
Date: June 11, 1997
Creator: Schwemle, Barbara L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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DHS’s Max-HR Personnel System: Regulations on Classification, Pay, and Performance Management Compared With Current Law, and Implementation Plans

Description: This report compares the final regulations with current law under Title 5 of the United State's Code and relevant regulations under Title 5 of the Code of Federal Regulations.
Date: January 23, 2007
Creator: Schwemle, Barbara L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Officials: Process for Adjusting Pay and Current Salaries

Description: Leaders and Members of the Senate and the House of Representatives, the Vice President, individuals in positions on the Executive Schedule (EX), and federal justices and judges receive an annual pay adjustment under the Ethics Reform Act of 1989, P.L. 101-194. This report includes five tables which provide the January 2004, January 2005, January 2006, and January 2007 salaries for federal officials, members of the Senior Executive Service (SES), and employees in senior-level (SL), scientific and professional (ST), and GS-15 positions in the Washington, DC, and the “Rest of the United States” locality pay areas.
Date: February 15, 2007
Creator: Schwemle, Barbara L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Federal Employees: Human Resources Management Flexibilities in Emergency Situations

Description: Federal executive branch departments and agencies have available to them various human resources management flexibilities which can be utilized in emergency situations, such as those which resulted from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and which could occur during a pandemic influenza outbreak. The Office of Personnel Management has issued guidance on these flexibilities, which supplements the basic policies governing staffing, compensation, leave sharing, and telework in Title 5 of the United States Code. Legislation (S. 1000, H.R. 4106, and proposed amendments to S. 3268) to enhance telework in the federal government is pending in the 110th Congress.
Date: July 31, 2008
Creator: Schwemle, Barbara L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Homeland Security: Human Resources Management

Description: This report provides information about the Human Resources Management of Homeland Security. It discusses the provisions of RL 31520 as they related to federal labor resources management relations.
Date: November 14, 2002
Creator: Schwemle, Barbara L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Homeland Security: Human Resources Management

Description: This report provides information about the Human Resources Management of Homeland Security. It discusses the provisions of P.L. 107-296 as they relate to human resources management. It does not discuss provisions of the law that relate to labor-management relations and collective bargaining.
Date: January 6, 2003
Creator: Schwemle, Barbara L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Homeland Security: Human Resources Management

Description: This report provides information about the Human Resources Management of Homeland Security. It discusses the provisions of P.L. 107-296 as they relate to human resources management. It does not discuss provisions of the law that relate to labor-management relations and collective bargaining.
Date: February 26, 2003
Creator: Schwemle, Barbara L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Homeland Security: Human Resources Management

Description: This report provides information about the Human Resources Management of Homeland Security. It discusses the provisions of P.L. 107-296 as they relate to human resources management. It does not discuss provisions of the law that relate to labor-management relations and collective bargaining.
Date: May 15, 2003
Creator: Schwemle, Barbara L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Homeland Security: Human Resources Management

Description: This report provides information about the Human Resources Management of Homeland Security. It discusses the provisions of P.L. 107-296 as they relate to human resources management. It does not discuss provisions of the law that relate to labor-management relations and collective bargaining.
Date: August 27, 2003
Creator: Schwemle, Barbara L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Officials: Process for Adjusting Pay and Current Salaries

Description: This report includes four tables which provide the January 2004, January 2005, and January 2006 salaries for federal officials and members of the SES, and for employees in SL, ST, and GS-15 positions in the Washington, DC, and the “Rest of the United States” locality pay areas.
Date: January 23, 2006
Creator: Schwemle, Barbara L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Federal White-Collar Pay: FY2006 and FY2007 Salary Adjustments

Description: This report discusses pay adjustments for federal white-collar employees which are paid under the General Schedule (GS), Foreign Service Schedule, and Veterans Health Administration Schedule are intended by law to receive an annual pay adjustment and a locality-based comparability payment, effective in January of each year, under Section 529 of P.L. 101-509, the Federal Employees Pay Comparability Act (FEPCA) of 1990.
Date: November 21, 2005
Creator: Schwemle, Barbara L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Federal Hiring Flexibilities for Emergency Situations: Fact Sheet

Description: n the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), in a September 13, 2001 memorandum to executive branch agencies, identified various hiring flexibilities that can be used to meet staffing needs in emergency situations. This report provides information on each of the flexibilities.
Date: October 11, 2001
Creator: Schwemle, Barbara L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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DOD's National Security Personnel System: Statute, Regulations, and Implementation Plans

Description: This report discusses each of the provisions in Title XI of P.L. 108-136 and plans to implement the law. Title XI of the National Defense Authorization Act for FY2004, P.L. 108-136, includes provisions on a National Security Personnel System (NSPS) for the Department of Defense (DOD) and provisions on personnel management that are applicable government-wide. The law was enacted on November 24, 2003.
Date: March 16, 2006
Creator: Schwemle, Barbara L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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