Tracking Prohibited Personnel Practices at MSPB
James Read, director of policy and evaluation at the Merit Systems Protection Board, discusses the apparent increase in Prohibited Personnel Practices, and how managers can bring the number back down.
SBA proposes rule to implement Small Business Runway Extension Act
Eric Crusius, partner at Holland & Knight, details proposed changes to the Small Business Administration’s contracting rules, and why they’re ‘restricting the benefits.’
Speeding up the delivery of benefits for veterans
Paul Shute, chief of operational innovation at the Department of Veterans Affairs, discusses VA’s new database for mental health benefits, and why it’s dropped benefit award times from six months to six minutes.