2016 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Opens This Week

Responding to a surveyThe annual Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS) opens this week of May 2, 2016, for all FDA permanent employees (onboard since October 2015 or before) and will remain open through the week of June 13, 2016. Continue reading “2016 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Opens This Week”

Presidential Proclamation on the 2016 Public Service Recognition Week

Celebrated the first week of May since 1985, Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW) is organized annually by the Public Employees Roundtable (PER) and its member organizations to honor the men and women who serve our nation as federal, state, county, and local government employees.

Here’s a proclamation from President Obama in commemoration of Public Service Recognition Week 2016.

Please show your appreciation to public service by using #PSRW in social media posts.

More on PMAP Award Options

100 dollar bill Benjamin gift or presentOn April 28, 2016, I shared with you that some ORA supervisors in the Southwest Region districts and laboratories are limiting the split cash / time off awards to a ratio of 50:50. After I brought this up to the attention of ORA Southwest Region management in a notification to broadcast this information to our bargaining unit employees (BUEs), regional management asked me to please delay the broadcast until FDA headquarters and NTEU National meet this Wednesday, May 4, 2016, to discuss this issue. Continue reading “More on PMAP Award Options”